Twenty Views of Tokyo: Clearing After a Snowfall at the Asakusa Kannon Temple
(Tokyo Nijukkei: Asakusa Kannon no yukibare)
two beauties walking in the snow at the temple grounds; signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, the print title at left, Asakusa Kannon no yukibare, followed by the date, Taisho jugonen saku (Taisho 15 ), with publisher's (Hotei 'E') seal at lower right, Hanken shoyu fukyo mosha Watanabe Shozaburo (Copyright ownership, reproduction not allowed without permission, Watanabe Shozaburo), 1926
oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 38.9 by 26.3 cm
Kato Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 20
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 57, no. 151
Kendall H. Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2003, p. 359, no. 151
Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The landscape woodblock prints of the Taisho and Showa periods, 2005, p. 95, no. 61
Carolyn M. Putney, Fresh Impression: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 143, cat. no. 89
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