HASUI -- "Tenno Temple, Osaka"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Tenno Temple, Osaka"
("Osaka Tennoji")
Date 1927
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a USA collector/dealer.
Series "Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series"
("Tabi Miyage Dai Sanshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "C-seal" (Early printing--used only 1929-42)
Image Size approx 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Appears Excellent.
Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Consignor indicates: "Fine--two pieces of archival paper tape verso--no flaws noted.")
Reference/Illus Narazaki #139; Hotei #135.
Comments A rarely seen early/vintage Hasui print. Private offering.
Item # WE-139
Price $ (no longer available)