HASUI -- "Snow at Shiba Park"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Snow at Shiba Park"
("Shiba Koen no Yuki")
Date January 1931
(later edition, 2004)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "7mm" and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, water, and snow; amazingly life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to tree limbs and roof-line; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to snowy foreground; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #319; Hotei #244.
Comments Strikingly beautiful "wintertime/red temple/umbrella" image. Reissued in Summer 2004 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1931; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
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(JS-2952 Sold/AR;
JS-2897 Sold/JG;
JS-2450 Sold/JG;
JS-2165 Sold/JB)
Price $625
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