HASUI -- "Snow at Itsukushima"

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Title "Snow at Itsukushima"
("Itsukushima no Yuki")
Date 1932 (later edition, 2003)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
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, distant mountains, water, and foreground; life-like reflection; light "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; circular "baren sujizuri" to sky and forgrount snow; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #340; Hotei #287.
Comments Gorgeous red torri snowscene. Reissued in Fall 2003 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1932; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Possibly Available, Inquire;
(JS-2695 Sold/WG;
JS-2543 Sold/MN;
JS-1940 Sold)
Price $310