HASUI -- "Snow at Ueno Kiyomizu Temple"

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Title "Snow at Ueno Kiyomizu Temple"
("Ueno Kiyomizu no Yuki")
Date July 1929 (Limited "First Edition" seal verso)
Series One of 16 Hasui images published by Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-30).
Publisher Kawaguchi & Sakai
Seal, Carver/Printer K & S "B-seal"
(used only 1929-31)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light gauffrage as "raised" snowflakes and snow accumulation.
Condition Fair. (Colors faded; mottled-toning; mat-line image edges.)
Reference/Illus Frontispiece to Prachter's "Kawase Hasui and his Contemporaries" reference. Narazaki #KS-1. Hotei #181.
Comments Rare Kawaguchi & Sakai published First Edition. Prints bearing K & S "A" or "B" seals (used only 1929-31) are quite rare and are highly sought after by collectors.
Item # TD-03
Price $1200 (Sold/CM)