Winer in Aizu '70(1) A view of huts in the distance of a snow covered valley; strong, dramatic contrast of dark ground and trees against the brilliant white of snow; behind the valley rise mountains in varied shades of grey.
The remoteness of human habitation in the countryside near Saito's village, Aizu, during the long winter season is dramatically portrayed in this print.
Yakumo Bridge at Nagata Shrine This unusual and very successful composition features the Yakumo bridge from a lower vantage point.. the slender pines are blanketed in heavy snow. The passageway is faint and obscured by the snow, and contrasts with the thick, boldly colored vermillion railings in the foreground.. Narazaki. p.100 Hotei Publishing
Mukojima in Snow One of the Artist's lovely Prints of snow over a a fishing hamlet, in gentle tones of white and blues and soft, contrasting illumination in the windows. Hasui beautifully captures the atmosphere of this winter day.
Snow at Daichi This Print is the first by Hasui not to be published by Watanabe Shozaburo. Between 1925 and 1927 Isetatsu issued sets of Prints each in which Hasui designs were paired with images of beauties by Ito Shinsui. The 'Snow at Daichi' is paired with Shinsui's 'Snowy Night'.
Two wild ducks flying over reeds Two wild ducks, fly over soft reeds, across a waxing moon. Soft naturalistic bokashi in shades of brown and grey dominate the background, with the ducks colorful plumage clearly visible in contrast
Snow at Ueno Kiyomizudo Posthumous edition printed in the Heisei period (starting 1989)by Shiobisa, from the original blocks. Design was originally published by Kawaguchi and Sakai; Shiobisha acquired the blocks in the 1950's.
Snow at Itsukushima Flakes of soft snow fall steadily ; billows of white cover the branches of a tree in the foreground, and soften the lanterns and red Shrine in the lake. A cool and peaceful scene highlights the primary colors of red white and blue
Winter in Nikko (A) A house nestled deep in the wintry woods. Behind a low hill and a vertical pattern of trees the small snow covered house assumes an air of quiet and peaceful isolation. Upright tree trunks contrast with the horizontality of the roof and curvilinear
Winter in Gio-Ji, Kyoto The marvelous pattern of mica covered , silver trees appears to be the subject of this imaginative Work, as they rise to form a protective wall for the temple between. Our eye is led into depth beyond by the receding steps and the wall, beyond
Snow Village No.1 Dark sky and river contrast with the white, finely detailed houses, fields and tree covered hill; a growth of sedge in the foreground elegantly frames the charming, restful view of the village beyond