HASUI -- "Hierin Temple, Nobidome"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Hierin Temple, Nobidome"
("Nobidome Hierin-ji")
Date 1952 (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 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving. (Faint ink smudge upper/left margin.)
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Slight toning; very slight wear--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #546; Hotei #574.
Comments Subtle yet colorful temple image.
"First Edition" printing.
Item # BK-17
Price $850 (Sold/FWG)