HASUI -- "Kasuga Shrine at Nara"

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Title "Kasuga Shrine at Nara" ("Nara Kasuga Jinsha")
Date 1933 (lifetime edition; c 1940's/50's)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Western Provinces"
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer red 6mm (lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; over-printed falling rain; life-like reflection.
Condition Very Good+. Excellent colors; clean backside. Slight toning; several minor tape residues top/side margins; "bumped" lower/right corner.
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #66; Narazaki #222; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #H-156
Comments Sought-after "red temple" image; not often seen.
Item # CG-705
Price $750 (Sold)