HASUI -- "Pond at Shiba Benten Shrine"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
(1883-1957)
Title "Pond at Shiba Benten Shrine"
("Shiba Benten Ike")
Date 1929 (later edition, 1990'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.
Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" to lotus's leaves and women on footbridge.
Condition Excellent.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #KS-6.
Comments Published by Shobisha (who acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).
Item # Available SOON, Inquire;
(JS-2806 Sold/KF; JS-2770 Sold/NM; JS-2750 Sold/DS; JS-2712 Sold/SC; JS-2613 Sold/JG; JS-2512 Sold/LV;
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JS-2339 Sold; JS-2283 Sold;
JS-1981 Sold; JS-196 Sold)
Price $435