HASUI -- "Spring Evening at Kintaikyo Bridge" (#3)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Spring Evening at Kintaikyo Bridge"
("Kintaikyo no Shun")
Date 1947 (First Edition)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6-mm seal"
lower/right, appropriate
"First Edition" seal.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; extensive light "gauffrage" (embossing) to cherry blossoms, bridge, and distant trees; life-like reflections; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #485; Hotei #503.
Comments Beautiful springtime cherry blossom image.
"First Edition" printing.
Item # BK-06
Price $1150 (Sold/PB)