Kawase Hasui

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Kansanomiya shrine at Lake Tazawa - Kawase  Hasui

Kansanomiya shrine at Lake Tazawa, 1927

Woodblock Print  
10.5 x 15 in

Description: Narazaki notes,'An unusual scene of a lakeside shrine building in this practiced work, the blizzard raging across the tranquil lake; the distnct mountains, the dark snowy sky, the water as is dyed a deep colour, and the bare, snow-laden trees are all individual traits of Hasui.

Issued: 1927

Edition: 1944-57

Condition: very fine condition, with deeply saturated color throughout and gofun accented snowflakes, lightly toned, faint mat line in margin. Pencil notations verso Made in Japan printed verso

Signed: in black brush

Sealed: in red 'sui'

Special Label: 6mm Watanabe seal lower left

Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo

Series: Souvenirs of travel, third series