HASUI -- "Zentsuji Temple in Rain"

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Title "Zentsuji Temple in Rain"
("Sanshu Zensetsu-ji")
Date 1937 (lifetime printing; 1946-1957)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II -- Kansai Edition"
("Nihon Fukei Shu II, Kansai-hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm-seal" (used only 1946-57, lifetime printing)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, temple gate, and pagoda; light "gauffrage" to pagoda, trees, and gate; vertical streaks as falling rain; light "baren sujizuri" to foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. (Very faint matline in margin; single spot (in sky); slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #240; Hotei #334.
Comments Colorful pagoda temple scene.
Item # DG-193
Price $550 (Sold/PB)