HASUI -- "Matsuyama Castle, Tonashi Gate"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Matsuyama Castle, Tonashi Gate"
("Matsuyama-jo Tonashi-mon")
Date 1935 February
(Lifetime printing.)
Series "Collection of Senic Views of Japan" ("Nihon Fukei shu II, Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm-seal"
(1946-57 printing)
Life-time edition.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Excellent deep rich colors. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and rooftop; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to rooftop, stones, and tree; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Clean front and verso.
(Light toning -- no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #237; Hotei #331.
Comments Beautiful nightime castle entrance scene. Lifetime printing. Nice vintage print. Seldom seen.
Item # EG-543
Price $1050