HASUI -- "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"
("Kyoto Kiyomizu-dera")
Date November 1933
"Heisei" edition, (1989/later)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan, Western Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeishu Kansai Hen") 1933-41
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 (plus margins)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, distant hills, building; light "gauffrage" to roof; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to right foreground; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #229; Hotei #324; Blair 1936 Toledo, #96.
Comments Beautiful nighttime scene over-looking Kyoto below. Reissued in Summer 2004 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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