HASUI -- "Clearing After Snow in the Pines"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Clearing After Snow in the Pines"
("Matsu no Yukibare")
Date 1930 (later edition, 1990's)
Series One of 16 Hasui images originally published by Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-30).
Publisher Shobisha
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; extensive deep "gauffrage" to snow accumulation on tree's limbs and ground; deep saturation of colors; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #KS-5; Hotei #185.
Comments Published by Shobisha (who acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).
Shobisha Publisher's inventory appears "Sold Out."
Item # Available -- Inquire;
(DG-710 Sold/MM;
JS-2374 Sold)
Price $635