||"Saishoin Temple in Snow, Hirosaki" ("Hirosaki Saishoin")
||1936 (circa early 1950's/lifetime printing)
||Collected by US Army serviceman early 1950's while in Japan.
||No publisher's seal present (occasionally omitted), but known to date to early 1950's (lifetime edition)
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, building, even to "fog" at horizon; lightly
"gauffraged" umbrella and as accumulation of snow to trees; finely carved details. Stamped
"Original Work of Art" lower margin.
||Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. Very clean margins and verso. (Slightly trimmed
top/upper margin--otherwise absolutely flawless. An amazingly fresh print.)
||Narazaki #217; Hotei #313.
||Beautiful red temple/snowscene image with much depth. Superb condition lifetime edition.