Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Selection of Scenes from Japan: Volcano Sakurajima in Kagoshima
(Nihon fukei senshu: Kagoshima, Sakurajima)
pre-earthquake; signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, publisher's seal Watanabe, the series title cartouche on the left margin, Nihon fukei senshu, followed by the print title, Kagoshima Sakurajima and dated below, Taisho juichinen saku (made in Taisho 11 ), hand-numbered with limited edition seal on verso, San-hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai hachi ban (300 limited edition, number 8), ca. 1922
aiban yoko-e 8 7/8 by 12 in., 22.7 by 30.5 cm
Irwin J. Pachter, Kawase Hasui and His Contemporaries: The Shin Hanga (New Print) Movement in Landscape Art, Everson Museum of Art, 1986 , p. 49, pl. 28
Kendall H. Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2008, p. 321, no. 82
Carolyn M. Putney, et. al., Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 110, cat. 42
Kendall Brown, Water and Shadow: Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2014, p. 138, cat. IV.81
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