HASUI -- "Snow at Miyajima"

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Title "Snow at Miyajima"
("Yuki no Miyajima")
Date 1929, limited first edition (verso seal).
Series K & S "B-seal"
(used only 1929-31)
Publisher Kawaguchi & Sakai
Seal, Carver/Printer Maeda/Komatsu
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; accumulated snow and mountain tops done in "gauffrage"; nicely visible woodgrain to sky; crisp key-lines. (Very slight off-setting left edge.)
Condition Very Good+++. Strong colors; clean backside. (Very slight staining and "printer's wrinkle" bottom margin.)
Reference/Illus Andacht pg 112; Narazaki #KS-2.
Comments Rare Kawaguchi & Sakai published First Edition. Prints bearing K & S "A" and "B" seals (both only 1929-31) are quite rare and are highly sought after by collectors. A gorgeous print.
Item # CG-704
Price $3,400 (Reserved/NS)