Kawase Hasui


Collection of Scenic Views of Japan, Eastern Japan Edition: Snow at Godaido Temple in Matsushima
(Nihon fukei shu higashi Nihon hen: Matsushima Godaido no yuki)

snowy view the temple and an over-hanging pine at the water's edge; signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the publisher (Hotei 'E') seal at lower left margin, Hanken shoyu fukyo mosha Watanabe Sh˘zabur˘ (copyright ownership Watanabe Sh˘zabur˘), the title, Matsushima Godido no yuki, on the upper right margin, and dated below, Sh˘wa nananen jűnigatsu saku (made in Sh˘wa 7 [1932], December)

oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 38.9 by 26.5 cm

There is a darker variant of this print which is illustrated in both Narazaki and Brown, who records that Narazaki preferred this lighter version (unillustrated in both publications).

Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, Mainichi Shinbunsha, 1979, no. 198
Kendall Brown, Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints, Hotei Publishing, 2003, cat. no. 291

price: Sold


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