HASUI -- "Ojiya, Echigo"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Ojiya, Echigo"
("Echigo Ojiya"")
Date 1941 (lifetime edition;
1946-57 printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red 6mm-seal lower left
(1946-57, lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; deep "gauffrage"
(embossing) to piles of snow; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to snow; crisp lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Clean backside and verso (tiny "Made in Japan" stamping). (Very slight wear; a few minor surface scratches; right edge slightly mis-trimmed.) light wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #374; Hotei #459.
Comments A colorful snowscene image. Lifetime printing. Not often seen.
Item # MPL-01
Price $900 (No longer available)