Asano -- "Snow in Hiunkasu, Nishihonganji Temple, Kyoto"

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Artist Takeji ASANO (1900-2002)
Title "Snow in Hiunkasu, Nishihonganji Temple, Kyoto" ("Hiunkaku Yuki")
Date ca1953; very earlier second edition on "Old Paper." Circa 1960's/70's.
Series na
Publisher Unsodo
("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisp "key-lines."
(Small blue ink-smudge upper-roof snow area--otherwise flawless.)
Condition Excellent. Very slight "age" toning; strong colors. (SEE Impression.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments One of remaining prints of publisher's very early, inventory (very few remain). SEE Impression.
Item # JS-1178
Price $150 (Sold/RT)
($195 if perfect)