HASUI -- "Chion Temple, Kyoto" (#2)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Chion Temple, Kyoto"
("Kyoto Chion-in")
Date August 1933
(1946-57 printing)
life-time edition
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II"
("Nihon Fukei-shu II, Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6-mm seal"
(lower/right), 1946-57 printing
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillful "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" (tracings) to foreground; crisp lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Tape residues verso margins/faint discoloration to front margins; small natural thinning area upper/center of print, colors added--otherwise fine.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #227; Hotei #322.
Comments Subtle yet colorful temple image--skillfully printed.
Item # EG-931
Price $575 ($900+ if perfect)