HASUI -- "Hallway View at Miyajima Shrine"

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Title "Hallway View at Miyajima Shrine"
("Miyajima no Kairo")
Date 1949 (likely 1950/60's printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed (not uncommon, occasionally omitted), but clearly on "older paper."
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Excellent colors. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, snowy roof-tops; water, and interiors; wonderfully life-like reflections; light "gauffrage" to mountains, snowy roofs, and railings; highly detailed carving. (Couple tiny printer's smudges upper/right margin.)
Condition Very Good+++. Clean front and verso. (Small paper/glue residues verso upper margin; very minor surface scratches; slight toning; slight wear.) Dealer's #1558 notation verso, pencil-written "Miyajima - Hasui."
Reference/Illus Narazaki #507; Hotei #532.
Comments Gorgeously colored wintertime view from one of Miyajima Shrine "floating" pavillions. Seldom seen image.
Item # DG-319
Price $950 (Sold/KS)