HASUI -- "Snow at Mukojima"

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Title "Snow at Mukojima"
("Yuki no Mukojima")
Date December 1931 (lifetime printing; 1946-1957)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm-seal (used only 1946-57, lifetime printing)
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, rooftop, water area, and foreground; light "gauffrage" to falling snowflakes and snow accumulation; life-like relections; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. (Surface scratch; very slight wear--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #330; Hotei #261.
Comments Beautiful wintertime image--one of Hasui's finest snowscenes.
Item # DG-237
Price $1100 (Sold/ML)