Japanese Art:Prints:Shin Hanga


Japanese Woodblock Print Hasui Kawase Maekawa Rain Soshu Lifetime
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Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Rain in Maekawa, Soshu" from the series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido" by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) dated in the lower right margin February Showa 7 (1932). Postwar lifetime edition bearing the round 6mm Watanabe publisher's seal at the lower right corner. The artist's white ink signature and red seal are at the lower left corner of the image. The seal of the printer Ono Gintaro is in the lower left margin. Paper size: 14 3/4" x 10 1/8" (image size: 14 3/16" x 9 3/8"). Very good overall condition. There is a pinhole in the left margin and a tiny pigment smudge in the top margin. The very edges of the margins are faintly puckered. A color illustration of this image can be found on page 401, plate 223 of Volume 2 of "Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints" by Kendall H. Brown, Hotei Publishing, 2003.

Japanese Woodblock Print Hasui Kawase Maekawa Rain Soshu Lifetime
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