HASUI -- "Shikishiwagarawa, Maebashi" (#2)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Shikishiwagarawa, Maebashi"
("Maebashi Shikishiwagarawa")
Date 1942 (lifetime edition;
1946-57 printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "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; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to mountain tops; nicely visible "woodgrain" to mountains; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to sky right; crisp lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good--. Strong colors. Clean backside and verso (tiny "Made in Japan" stamping). (Diagonal 4-inch crease upper/left corner; a few minor surface scratches; light toning; some wear.) light wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #377; Hotei #464.
Comments A colorful rural sunset image. Lifetime printing. Not often seen.
Item # MLP-04
Price $750 (No longer available)