HASUI -- "Zentsuji Temple in Rain" (#2)

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Title "Zentsuji Temple in Rain"
("Sanshu Zensetsu-ji")
Date 1937 ("First Edition")
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II -- Kansai Edition"
("Nihon Fukei Shu II, Kansai-hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "C-seal" (used only 1929-42, "First Edition" printing)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, temple gate, and pagoda; light "gauffrage" to pagoda, trees, and gate; vertical streaks as falling rain; light "baren sujizuri" to foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. (Tiny trace top margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #240; Hotei #334.
Comments Colorful pagoda temple scene.
Item # DJ-09
Price $1550 (SOLD/byTJ)