HASUI -- "Snow at Heian Shrine, Kyoto"

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Title "Snow at Heian Shrine, Kyoto"
("Heianjingu no Yuki, Kyoto")
Date 1948 (later edition, 2004-05)
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; baren "sujizuri" tracings seen to roof and foreground; light "gauffraged" accumulation of snow rooftop and trees; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #492; Hotei #510.
Comments Gorgeous red temple snowscene image. Reissued in 2004-2005 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1948.
Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # JS-2388
Price $315