HASUI -- "Rain at Shinagawa, Tokyo" (#2)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Rain at Shinagawa, Tokyo"
Date 1931 (later printing, c1946-57)
Series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido"
("Tokaido Fukei Senshu")
Publisher Watanabe
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm seal (Lifetime printing.)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection seen in water; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Good to Very Good. Excellent colors. (Margins and backside light-modertately toned; light wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #173; Hotei #218.
Comments Beautiful and evocative old Tokyo scene.
Item # BG-606
Price $400 (Sold--MK)