HASUI -- "Evening Snow at Ishimaki" (#2)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Evening Snow at Ishimaki"
("Ishimaki no Bosetsu")
Date 1935 (1946-57 printing)
Provenance Small private collection, 1957 purchased in Yokosura, Japan.
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeishu Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm-seal"
(1946-57) (lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" as accumulated snow; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Slight crease left/upper corner; few surface scratches.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #281; Hotei #356.
Comments Peaceful wintertime snowscene. Lifetime printing.
Item # BG-779
Price $695