The Photographic Illustration, no. 154, December 1926 [cover only]
(Shashin tsushin junigatsu go)
signed in seal form Hasui, December 1st, 1926
print 8 5/8 by 12 in., 21.8 by 30.4 cm
matted 10 7/8 by 14 in., 27.5 by 35.7 cm
The verso (inside of the cover) with a monthly reflection on the events of the previous year, including a reference to the sensational story of the female anarchist Kaneko Fumiko (1903-1926), who was sentenced to life in prison for plotting to assassinate members of the Imperial family, but tore up her sentencing and committed suicide (under mysterious circumstances) in her jail cell in 1926.
Kawase Hasui-ten (Kawase Hasui Exhibition), Hiratsukan, Museum of Art, 2020, p. 155, cat. no. 167
(inv. no. C-3491)
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