HASUI -- "Snow at Shiba Park" (#5)

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Title "Snow at Shiba Park"
("Shiba Koen no Yuki")
Date January 1931
(ca1940/50's printing--clearly on "older paper.")
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed
(Hand-applied, occasionally omitted--not uncommon from Watanate Publisher.)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; baren "sujizuri"
(tracings) to roof-top and foreground snow; life-like reflection.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso--pencil title/name lower front margin. (Toning/bumping to margins; tiny cut left/upper margin; few scattered marks/light wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #319; Hotei #244.
Comments Strikingly beautiful wintertime "red temple/umbrella" image.
Item # DG-791 (DW-03)
Price $875 (Sold/ED)