KOITSU -- "Snow at Ukimido, Katada"

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Title "Snow at Ukimido, Katada"
("Yuki no Katada Ukimido")
Date 1934 (later edition, 2003)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "7-mm" and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, rooftop, water, and foreground; life-like reflection seen in water; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "The New Wave" pl. 84.
Comments Wonderful wintertime image--until now, a rarely available print. Reissued in Fall 2003 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1934; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Available NOW as JS-2771;
(JS-1943 Sold/CW)
Price $315