Kawase Hasui

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Asama Shrine_ Shizuoka - Kawase  Hasui

Asama Shrine, Shizuoka, 1934

Woodblock Print  
15.5 x 10.25 in

Description: Fall colors touch the foliage of tall trees surrounding a small temple. An old man and grandchild pause for a moment to rest near the entrance. This desirable sheet bears the printers seal of Ono Gintaro in right margin recognized as the premier printer of this design.

Issued: 1934, Hotei No. 230

Edition: early lifetime edition

Condition: very fine, margins are lightly toned, light evidence of framing with image A few thin spots

Signed: in black brush

Sealed: in red sui, printers seal Ono Gintaro

Special Label: Watanabe 'G' seal right margin 1934-45

Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo

Series: Selection of Views of the Tokaido