Kawase Hasui, Snow at Tsukijima

Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957

Twenty Views of Tokyo: Snow at Tsukijima
(Tokyo Nijukkei: Tsukushima no yuki)

signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the publishers (Hotei 'C') seal on the right margin, Hanmoto Watanabe hangaten (Publisher Watanabe print shop), the series title cartouche at the upper left, Tokyo nijukei, followed by the print title, Tsukushima no yuki, and the date, Showa gonen saku (work of Showa 5 [1930]), and with pencil notations inscribed on the bottom margin, Stormy day at Tsukishima, Hasui, 1930

oban yoko-e 10 3/8 by 15 3/8 in., 26.5 by 39 cm

References:
Kato, Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 15
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 147, no. 491
Kendall Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2003, p. 549, no. 509
Zehnder, Amanda T., Modern Japanese Prints: The Twentieth Century, Carnegie Museum of Art, 2009, p. 84

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