HASUI -- "Shiba Great Gate in Snow"

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Title "Shiba Great Gate in Snow"
("Shiba Daimon no Yuki")
Date February 1936 (later edition, 2005-06)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "7-mm" and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 8 3/4 x 12 ("aiban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" to roof's edges; baren "sujizuri" (tracings) seen in lower snow area; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #246; Hotei #384.
Comments Beautiful wintertime image. Reissued in 2005-2006 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1936.
Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Possibly Available, Inquire
(JS-2772 Sold/SH;
JS-2735 Sold/JH;
JS-2514 Sold/TB; JS-2507 Sold; JS-2446 Sold)
Price $400