HASUI -- "Karikachi Mountain Pass"
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Title "Karikachi Mountain Pass"
("Karikachi Toge")
Date 1927 (Pre-War, rare.)
Series One of only 8 designs published by Bijutsusha Publisher.
Publisher Bijutsusha (Tokyo, 1927-31)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, distant mountains, and foreground; light "gauffrage" to clouds, moon, and montains; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean front and verso. (Slight toning. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #B-02; Hotei #171.
Comments Strikingly beautiful, reflected wintertime image by Bijutsusha Publisher. RARE--only one of only 8 Hasui designs published pre-War by Bijutsusha (ceased business 1931).
Item # DG-730
Price $1400 (Reserved/DP)