HASUI -- "Spring at Arashiyama" (#2)

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Title "Spring at Arashiyama"
("Haru no Arashiyama")
Date 1933 April
(likely ca1940's/50's printing--clearly on older paper)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Western Provinces" (1933-41)
("Nihon Fukei Shu II--Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed
(Hand-applied, occasionally omitted--not uncommon from Watanate Publisher.)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to trees and boat; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Four faint spots verso center; margins lightly soiled, slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #226; Hotei #319.
Comments A highly sought-after Hasui design. (Not available as a modern reprint.)
Not often seen.
Item # DG-762
Price $1100 (Sold/SG)