HASUI -- "Evening Snow at Ishimaki" (#4)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Evening Snow at Ishimaki"
("Ishimaki no Bosetsu")
Date 1935 (likely ca1940's/50's)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeishu Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer No publisher's seal present (occasionally omitted), but clearly on "older paper"
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; a few falling "snowflakes"; light "gauffrage" to tree and as accumulated snow; life-like reflection; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Clean front and verso. (A single surface scratch--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #281; Hotei #356.
Comments Peaceful wintertime snowscene.
Item # DG-731
Price $750 (Sold/JC)