The Kabuki Theatre
signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the title along the left margin, Kabukiza, followed by the date, Showa nijurokunen saku (made in Showa 26 ), with publisher's round Watanabe (Hotei 'A') seal barely visible at lower right corner, 1951
oban yoko-e 10 1/2 by 15 3/8 in., 26.8 by 39.2 cm
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 158, no. 530
Kendall H. Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2003, cat. no. 557
Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The Landscape Woodblock Prints of the Taisho and Showa Periods, 2005, p. 116, no. 230
Folk Museum of Ota City, Hasui Kawase, 2007, p. 78, no. 236
(inv. no. 10-5127)
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October 18, 2019
Scholten Japanese Art
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