HASUI -- "Snow at Ueno Kiyomizu Temple"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Snow at Ueno Kiyomizu Temple"
("Ueno Kiyomizu no Yuki")
Date 1929
(later edition, c1980/2000's)
Series One of 16 Hasui images originally published by Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-30).
Publisher Shobisha
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" (embossing) to tree's accumulation of snow and falling snow-flakes; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
(Absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus Frontispiece to Pachter's "Kawase Hasui and his Contemporaries" reference; Andacht p111; Narazaki #KS-1; Hotei #181.
Comments Easily Hasui's finest snowscene image of the Kawaguchi/Sakai designs. Published by Shobisha (acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).
Shobisha Publisher's inventory appears "Sold Out."
Item # Available NOW As JS-2713;
(JS-2644 Sold/TC;
JS-2444 Sold/BG;
JS-2445 Sold/LM;
JS-2751 Sold/BR;
JS-2643 Sold/MN;
JS-2598 Sold/EA;
JS-2597 Sold/SG;
JS-2486 Sold/RT;
JS-2485 Sold/RG;
JS-2421 Sold; DG-20 Sold;
DG-09 Sold; CG-742 Sold)
Price $POR
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