HASUI -- "Bell Tower in Okayama" (#3)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Bell Tower in Okayama"
("Okayama Kanetsuki Do")
Date 1947 (1957-89 printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "7-mm seal" lower/right
(used 1957-89)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to buildings; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; life-like reflections; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #483; Hotei #501.
Comments Evocative rainy season streetscene.
Item # EG-294
Price $675