HASUI -- "Ikegami Honmonji Temple"

(Click HERE for additional image)
Artist Hasui KAWASE
(1883-1957)
Title "Ikegami Honmonji Temple"
("Ikegami Honmonji no To")
Date 1954
(later edition, reprinted from original blocks)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/2 (plus margins)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #553; Hotei #598.
Comments Beautiful moonlit image. Reissued in 2002-2004 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1954.
Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # JS-2419
Price $375