HASUI -- "Chion Temple, Kyoto"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Chion Temple, Kyoto"
("Kyoto Chion-in")
Date August 1933 (1946-57 printing), life-time edition
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II"
("Nihon Fukei-shu II, Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6-mm seal"
(lower/right), 1946-57 printing
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading; crisp lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Couple surface scratches; very faint spotting upper/left and upper margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #227; Hotei #322.
Comments Subtle yet colorful temple image--skillfully printed.
Item # BK-05
Price $675 (Sold/NS)