HASUI -- "Spring Evening, Ueno Toshogu Shrine" (#2)

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Title "Spring Evening, Ueno Toshogu Shrine"
("Haru no Yu (Ueno Toshogu)")
Date 1948 (lifetime edition,
1948-57 printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm (used only 1946-57); lifetime edition and appropriate "First Edition" seal.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and cherry blossoms; light "gauffrage" to pagoda and cherry blossoms; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Very good colors. Clean front and backside. (Faint mat-line left image edge; few surface scratches; light wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Andacht p.113; Narazaki #491; Hotei #509.
Comments Wonderfully colorful springtime cherry blossom image.
Item # DG-225
Price $475 (Reserved/SW)