HASUI -- "Ojiya, Echigo" (#2)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Ojiya, Echigo"
("Echigo Ojiya"")
Date 1941 (likely 1940/50's printing)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "M-seal" ("gift seal") lower left
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; deep "gauffrage"
(embossing) to snow piles and clouds; baren "sujizuri"
(tracings) to snow; crisp lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good+++. Strong colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Faint discoloration lower/left margin corner; light wear; bumped corner.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #374; Hotei #459.
Comments A colorful snowscene image. Not often seen.
Item # FW-74
Price $975 (Sold/DR)