Hasui -- "Spring Rain at Gokoku-ji Temple" (#2)

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Title "Spring Rain at Gokoku-ji Temple"
("Harusame, Gokoku-ji")
Date 1932; (Not new--clearly on lightly "age-toned" paper.) (Learn more about dating prints by "The Doi Publishing House.")
Provenance Private placement.
Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten
Seal, Carver/Printer Lacks publisher's seals.
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/4 ("oban")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to rooftop, lantern, and umbrella; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. (Thin tape residues 3 verso edges; few very faint surface scratches; light toning--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Hotei #277; Narazaki #D-102.
Comments Colorful springtime image.
Item # FW-61
Price Special $500 (SOLD/JZ)
(Reg $625)