HASUI -- "Hiejin Shrine in Snow"

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Title "Hiejin Shrine in Snow"
("Hiejinja no Yuki")
Date 1931 (later edition, 2003)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "7-mm" and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; baren "sujizuri" (circles) in foreground snow; light "gauffrage" to snowy tree limbs; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #318; Hotei #242.
Comments Beautiful red temple snowscene. Reissued in 2003 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."
Item # Possibly Available, Inquire;
(JS-2773 Sold/AR;
JS-2693 Sold/JH;
JS-2178 Sold/LC)
Price $375