HASUI -- "Ikegami Honmonji Temple"

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Title "Ikegami Honmonji Temple"
("Ikegami Honmon-Ji")
Date 1931 (later edition, 2003)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe
Seal, Carver/Printer "7mm" and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, and snow areas; light "baren sujizuri" circles to foreground snow; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #320; Blair, Toledo 1936 #28.
Comments One of Hasui's most popular, early snowscenes--reissued in Spring 2003 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1931. Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Available NOW As JS-2891;
(JS-2813 Sold/HK;
JS-2736 Sold/RL;
JS-2418 Sold/LT;
JS-2162 Sold/NS;
JS-1828 Sold)
Price $325