signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the title on the left margin Fujikawa, followed by the date, Showa hachinen nigatsu hatsuka sha (Showa 8 , 2nd month, 20th day, sketched), with publisher's seal on the lower right margin, Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (Copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), 1933
obaiban yoko-e 15 1/8 by 21 1/2 in., 38.4 by 54.5 cm
The color of the sky in this impression is more peachy-yellow with a touch of pink compared to the standard yellow sky in published examples.
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 90, no. 254
Kendall H. Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2003, p. 448, no. 315
Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The Landscape Woodblock Prints of the Taisho and Showa Periods, 2005, p. 88, no. 153a
Chiba City Museum of Art, Kawase Hasui, NHK Service Center, 2013, p. 146, no. 146-1
Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, 2015, p. 168, no. 125 (inv. no. C-2030)
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