HASUI -- "Evening Snow at Edo River" (#4)
("aizuri" by Seki)

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Title "Evening Snow at Edo River"
("Yuki no Edogawa")
Date 1932 (mid-edition by Seki, c1981-93)
Series na
Publisher Doi Eiichi
Seal, Carver/Printer Harada/Seki
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to tree limbs, railings, accumulated snowfall, and falling snowflakes; visible "woodgrain" in center sky area; highly detailed carving, crisp line-work. (Very tiny/faint blue ink "smudge" left margin.)
Condition Nearly Excellent. (4-5 inch diagonal creasing lower/left corner (very difficult to see from frontside)--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-5.
Comments Printed by Seki, worked for Doi c1945-93. Seldom seen; few remain (sold out at publisher). "Aizuri" (shades of blue) version.
Item # DG-927 (Sold/CW)
Price $750 (few copies remain)