HASUI -- "Rain at Shinagawa, Tokyo" (#3)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Rain at Shinagawa, Tokyo"
Date 1931 (printed 1946-57)
Series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido"
("Tokaido Fukei Senshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm-seal" (lower/right)
(used 1946-57, lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to rooftops, bridge, and umbrella; life-like reflection seen in water; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. (Tape residues top verso margin; slight toing; light wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #173; Hotei #218.
Comments Beautiful and evocative old Tokyo scene.
Item # DG-734
Price $800 (Sold/WA)