Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Collection of scenic views of Japan, eastern Japan edition: Snow at Godaido Temple in Matsushima
(Nihon fukei shu higashi Nihon hen: Matsushima Godaido no yuki)
snowy view the temple and an over-hanging pine at the water's edge; signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the publisher's (Hotei 'D') seal at lower left margin, Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), the title, Matsushima Godido no yuki, on the upper right margin, and dated below, Showa nananen junigatsu saku (made in Showa 7 , December)
oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 39 by 26.3 cm
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, Mainichi Shinbunsha, 1979, no. 198
Kendall H. Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2003, cat. no. 291
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