HASUI -- "Spring at Arashiyama"

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Title "Spring at Arashiyama"
("Haru no Arashiyama")
Date 1933 April
(ca1946-57 printing)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating southern USA collector.
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Western Provinces" (1933-41)
("Nihon Fukei Shu II--Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red Watanabe "6mm-seal"
(used only 1946-57).
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Very clean verso. (Uncirculated print--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #226; Hotei #319.
Comments A highly sought-after Hasui design. Robert O. Muller Collection provenance.
Item # PA-09
Price $1200 (Reserved/TD)