HASUI -- "Chuson Temple (in Hiraizumi)"

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Title "Chuson Temple (in Hiraizumi)"
(titled only in English)
Date 1952 ("First Edition"--never re-issued.)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by an eastcoast USA collector.
Series December of a 1953 calendar.
Publisher "S. Watanabe Publisher"
(Commissioned by Pacific Transport Lines, Inc as a calender print.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; "baren sujizuri" tracings in foreground snow; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso. (Tiny trace in snow--otherwise flawless.) Still top-tipped to original backing.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #462; Hotei #587.
Comments Gorgeous wintertime image--rarely seen. (Same location as Hasui's last lifetime image.)
Item # DJ-15
Price $1150 (Sold/NS)