HASUI -- "Kasuga Shrine at Nara"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
(1883-1957)
Title "Senju Waterfall, Akame"
("Akame Senjudaki")
Title "Kasuga Shrine at Nara"
("Nara Kasuga Jinsha")
Date 1933 (later edition, 2003)
Series na
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; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to umbrella; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #222; Hotei #317.
Comments Striking red temple scene. Reissued in 2003 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1933; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
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Item # Available as WS-31;
(JS-2737 Sold/KF; EG-056 Sold/JH; JS-2714 Sold/GM; JS-2662 Sold/MB; JS-2615 Sold/SP; JS-2580 Sold/LV; JS-2540 Sold/MC; JS-2420 Sold; JS-2043 Sold; JS-2382 Sold)
Price $650
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