HASUI -- "Evening Snow at Hodo"

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Title "Evening Snow at Hodo"
aka "Dusk at Phoenix Hall"
("Hodoin no Bosetsu")
Date 1951 (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, water, and snow; amazingly life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to snow and roof-lines; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to sky and snowy roof; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #540; Hotei #567.
Comments Delightful sepia-toned winter snowscene. Reissued in Summer 2004 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1951; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Available, Inquire;
(JS-2166 Sold)
Price $315