HASUI -- "Road to Nikko" (#2)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Road to Nikko"
("Nikko Kaido")
Date 1932 (1946-57 printing),<>BR life-time 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/left), 1946-57 printing
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading; nicely visible woodgrain to sky; crisp lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Good. Very good colors.
Clean front.
(Laid onto matboard backing; imperceptible mat-line along image bottom edge; couple surface scratches.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #311; Hotei #211.
Comments Peaceful wooded scene. Backed--but will display nicely when framed.
Lifetime printing.
Item # BK-29
Price $375 (Sold/BO)