HASUI -- "Snow at Zojoji Shrine"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Snow at Zojoji Shrine"
("Zojoji no Yuki")
Date 1929 (later edition, ca1990)
Series One of 16 Hasui images originally published by Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-30).
Publisher Shobisha
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Nice "bokashi" shading throughout; "gauffrage" to falling snowflakes and tree's accumulation of snow; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #KS-10.
Comments Published by Shobisha (who acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).
Shobisha Publisher's inventory appears "Sold Out."
Item # Available NOW As JS-2369;
(JS-1908 Sold/KM;
JS-2202 Sold; JS-1547 Sold)
Price $635