HASUI -- "Evening Snow at Ishimaki"

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Title "Evening Snow at Ishimaki"
("Ishimaki no Bosetsu")
Date 1935 (later edition, 2003)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeishu Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; a few falling "snowflakes"; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #218; Hotei #309.
Comments Peaceful wintertime snowscene. Reissued in 2003 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1935; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # JS-2039
Price $365