HASUI -- "Ikegami Honmonji Temple" (#3)

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Title "Ikegami Honmonji Temple" ("Ikegami Honmon-Ji")
Date 1931 (circa 1946-57)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm, lifetime printing.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, and snow areas; light "baren sujizuri" circles to foreground snow; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. (Very slight fading; very light toning.) Still tipped into original "presentation folder."
Reference/Illus Narazaki #320; Blair, Toledo 1936 #28.
Comments One of Hasui's beautiful wintertime snowscenes.
Item # BG-328
Price $1150 (Sold--KL)