HASUI -- "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"

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Title "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto" ("Kyoto Kiyomizu-dera")
Date 1933, Nov (clearly a pre-War printing)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan, Western Provinces" ("Nihon Fukeishu Kansai Hen") 1933-41
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher), but clearly pre-War.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading.
Condition Excellent. Very clean backside (no prior mounts). (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #229; Blair 1936 Toledo, #96.
Comments Beautiful nighttime scene over-looking Kyoto below. Rarely seen. Unsealed prints (hand-applied) are not uncommon from Watanabe; but clearly pre-War.
Item # JS-1822
Price $1000 (Sold/DS)