HASUI -- "Snow at Kiba"

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Title "Snow at Kiba"
("Kiba no Yuki")
Date 1934 March
("First Edition" printing)
Provenance Consigned by a knowledgable eastcoast print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "C-seal" (used only 1929-42, appropriate "First Edition")
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, building, and water area; life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to falling snow; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Clean front and verso.
(Light toning. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hotei #347.
Comments Striking--one of Hasui's dramatic falling snow scenes. "First Edition" printing.
Very seldom seen.
Item # PA-38
Price $4350 (Sold/PB)