HASUI -- "Snow at Ueno Toshogu Shrine"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
(1883-1957)
Title "Snow at Ueno Toshogu Shrine"
("Ueno Toshogu no Yuki")
Date 1929 (later edition, c1980/2000's)
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. Skilllfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to snowflakes, roof-line, fence, and umbrella; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #KS-3.
Comments Published by Shobisha (who acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).
Item # Available as JS-2875;
(JS-2874 Sold/PJ;
JS-2786 Sold/JG;
JS-2221 Sold/BR;
JS-2168 Sold; JS-1909 Sold;
JS-1549 Sold)
Price $450