HASUI -- "Shiba Park"

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Title "Shiba Park"
(titled only in English)
Date 1952 (1952 printing of 1931 block-set)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by westcoast USA collector.
Series 12-print 1953 calendar series.
Publisher "S. Watanabe Publisher"
(Commissioned by Pacific Transport Lines, Inc as a calender print.)
Seal, Carver/Printer (Issued without seals.)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; highly detailed carving.
(VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso.
(Few very faint spots upper margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #**; Hotei #576.
Comments A seasonal scene from Pacific Transport Line's 12-print 1953 calendar series. "January" of the series. (Originally from 1931--the only "re-issued" print of the set.)
Seldom seen.
Item # PM-01
Price $800 (Sold/MA)
(entire 12-print set $9500)