HASUI -- "Shin Bridge, Nikko"

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Title "Shin Bridge, Nikko"
("Nikko Shinkyo")
(aka "Sacred Bridge" or "Bridge of the Gods")
Date December 1953
(later edition, reprinted from original blocks)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, bridge, trees, and water; light "gauffrage" to trees, bridge and waves; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #550; Hotei #590.
Comments Well-known "Bridge of the Gods" Nikko image. Reissued in 2004-2005 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1953.
Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # JS-2390
Price $375