Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Selection of Scenes from Japan: Suhara, Kiso
(Nihon fukei senshu: Kiso no Suhara)
signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, with series seal at upper left margin, Nihon Fukei Senshu followed by the title Kiso no Suhara and dated below, Taisho juyonen saku (made in Taisho 14 ), published by Watanabe Shozaburo (unsealed); the dark streaking rain on this print varies greatly as the printer hand-applied the color using a baren
aiban yoko-e 8 7/8 by 12 1/8 in., 22.6 by 30.7 cm
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 47, no. 115
Brown, Kendall H., Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints, 2003, p. 337, no. 115 (also unsealed)
Brown, Kendall H., Visions of Japan: Kawase Hasui's Masterpieces, 2004, p. 54, no. 18 (also unsealed)
Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The landscape woodblock prints of the Taisho and Showa periods, 2005, p. 54, no. 80
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