Hasui -- "Spring Rain at Gokoku-ji Temple"

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Title "Spring Rain at Gokoku-ji Temple"
("Harusame, Gokoku-ji")
Date 1932 (early printing by Itoh, 1930's)
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten (with Doi "watermark" upper right)
Seal, Carver/Printer Doi "E-seal" (circa 1936-62), Harada/Itoh (printed 1930's)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to rooftop and lantern; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Good++. Fresh, strong colors. (Scattered surface scratches; foxing spots left margin; light wear/soiling.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-10.
Comments Colorful springtime image--very early printing.
Item # JS-2371
Price $450 (Reserved/BS)