HASUI -- "Spring Evening, Ueno Toshogu Shrine" (#4)

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Title "Spring Evening, Ueno Toshogu Shrine"
("Haru no Yu (Ueno Toshogu)")
Date 1948 (clean "First Edition" printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm (used only 1946-57); lifetime printing 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; nicely visible "baren sujizuri" circular tracings) to lower sky; light "gauffrage" to pagoda and cherry blossoms; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Deep, rich colors. Clean front and backside. (Uncirculated print--no flaws noted.) line upper/left margin.)
Reference/Illus Andacht p.113; Narazaki #491; Hotei #509.
Comments Wonderfully colorful springtime cherry blossom image.
Item # DG-493
Price $1100 (Sold/GC)