HASUI -- "Yagumo Bridge at Nagata Shrine, Kobe" (#6)

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Title "Yagumo Bridge at Nagata Shrine in Snow, Kobe"
("Kobe Nagatajin-ja Yagumo-bashi")
Date 1934
(1946-57, lifetime printing)
Provenance Collected 1947/48 by US Army Officer with McArthur occupation while in Japan.
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II" ("Nihon Fukei Shu II Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm seal"
(lifetime edition).
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, umbrella and kimono, bridge and buildings; light baren "sujizuri" (circles) to snowy forground; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. Very clean margins and verso. Absolutely flawless--an amazingly fresh print.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #231; Hotei #327.
Comments A beautifully colorful snowscene image of much depth. Lifetime edition.
Item # EG-023
Price $1350 (Sold/NK)