HASUI -- "Iris Gardens at Meiji Shrine"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Iris Gardens at Meiji Shrine"
("Meiji Jingu Shobu Den")
Date 1951
"Heisei" edition, (1989/later)
Series na
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, trees and foreground; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #542; Hotei #542.
Comments Gorgeous and colorful springtime image.
Later edition by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1951.
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Price $575
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