Kawase Hasui, Soemoncho District in Osaka

Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957

Collection of scenic views of Japan II, Kansai edition: Soemoncho District in Osaka
(Nihon fukei shu II Kansai hen: Osaka Soemon-cho no yu)

signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the publisher's (Hotei 'D') seal on lower right margin, Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (Copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), the title on the bottom margin, Osaka Soemon-cho no yu, and dated, Showa hachinen shigatsu saku (work of Showa 8 [1933], fourth month)

oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 39.2 by 26.4 cm

References:
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 81, pl. 225
Kendall Brown, Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints, 2003, Vol. I, p. 101; Vol. II, p. 450, no. 318
Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The landscape woodblock prints of the Taisho and Showa periods, 2005, p. 86, no. 154

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