HASUI -- "Snow at Benten Shrine Entrance, Inokashira"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
(1883-1957)
Title "Snow at Benten Shrine Entrance, Inokashira"
("Shato no Yuki Benten")
Date 1929 (later edition, ca1980)
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. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #KS-10.
Comments Published by Shobisha (who acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).
Item # Available NOW As JS-2513;
(JS-2367 Sold/DS;
JS-2359 Sold; JS-2294 Sold;
JS-1548 Sold)
Price $435