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Kawase Hasui
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Asama Shrine, Shizuoka
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


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$2,200.00
Benkei Bridge Akasaka
Travelers crossing the bridge enjoy the sights of Spring. Blossoming trees intermingle with soft green new forest leaves,white clouds float above


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$2,200.00
Chion Temple, Kyoto
The sun casts a glow on the temples stone floor adding warmth to the cool interior. Architectural detail is the focal point of this lovely,meditative scene.


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$2,800.00
Chuzen-ji Temple at Utagahama
A peaceful view of Lake Chuzenji on a beautiful summer day


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$1,100.00
Early Summer Rain Samidar- Arakawa
Rain falls softly over this peaceful river scene; a woman stands at river edge, looking at the houseboat, her umbrella a bright blue - with another bright light of the sails on the river creating focus and accent. The view is generous and wide, encompassing the far shore and the calm landscape and farmhouse in the distance


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$650.00
Eastern hamlet, Horyugi
One of the final images created by the artist. A mother and child return to their country home during a light rain. A few persimmon remain on the bare tree branches, a wistful reminder of autumns close.


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$950.00
Enoshima Island
The clear night depicts part of the island of Enoshima as viewed through the railing of an upstairs veranda.

This work represents the calendar month of August. In 1953 Pacific Transport Lines Commissioned 500 Calendars, each month represented by one of the artists designs.

This is a rare Work from the special edition of which very few remain.


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$2,100.00
Evening in Miho
An unusual horizontal format extends a panoramic view of Fuji at early evening beyond a peaceful sea. A solitary figure adds a touch of humanity within this delicate landscape.


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Evening Snow at Golden pavilion
Soft snow falls on a lake slightly obscuring a view of the Golden Pavilion at the far shore. Soft drifts cover rock and grasses at the waters edge, as well as trees and rooftops surrounding the pavilion. From an edition of 200 commissioned by the artists daughter from the original blocks


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$395.00
Evening Snow, Edo River
An iconic snow scene; two women in colorful winter robes walk across the Edo bridge in light snow.


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Genzo Temple, Miyazaki, Saitama prefecture
A woman crossing the temple yard protects her child from the rain with an umbrella Bold shapes and geometric elements enhance this intimate image


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$1,100.00
Habu Port, Oshima
A tranquil harbor scene, with fishing boats moored at the shore.


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Hama-cho Riverbank
One of only five designs published by Isetatsu, this rare Hasui is archivally mounted in museum glass and elegant black lacquer. The rosy glow of sunrise touches soft clouds, embossed to add dramatic interest to the Print. The water reflects the colors of clouds and sky in myriad shades of blue and pink. An exquisite Print in outstanding color and state. Unframed images available upon request


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$2,800.00
Hataori Shiobara
A bird's eye view of Shiobara Hot Springs during a heavy snowstorm. Rich blue tones predominate in this excellent sheet of one of the Artist's best loved snow scenes.


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$3,600.00
Hikawa Park, Omiya
In this rare, beautiful Print, a stand of large trees rises high into the morning sky, as the sun touches their tops with rosy hue; in the distance, through the trees, gentle white clouds drift, completing this elegant, poetic image of nature at the break of day


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$2,200.00
Honmon Temple Ikegami
Exceedingly beautiful Snow Scene in fine detail and color. A Large, snow covered Pine appears to protect the women, child and small figure ahead, as they walk on the path toward the temple. Softly falling flakes descend from the gray winter sky, contrasting with the bright snow and colorful dress and umbrellas of the walking group; delicate detail on both sides further enriches this fine, quiet image and a peaceful atmosphere


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Hori river, Obama
A quiet mood pervades the view of river meeting sea.. outstanding gradations of color draw the eye into the scene, in which each detail of sea, sky and dwellings are exquisitely depicted. An outstanding, and rare early image


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$6,800.00
In the Snow, Nakayama-shichiri Road, Hida
The Nakayama-shichiri road appears early on in (Hasui's)) sketches from his journey. ... The distant mountains are printed without contour lines, conveying a sense that they are being buried under the heavy snow'. "Narazaki"


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$5,800.00
Ishinomaki in the Snow
Narazaki states,'the tranquil evening snow has been skillfully designed, the painterly mood is evinced in such elements as the two moored boats..the snow covered mountain.. and depiction of the dark distant mountain conveys a profoundly elegant mood'


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$2,500.00
Itako in the Evening
The Moon and its reflection in the gently flowing river with the quiet country scene, make this a tranquil image in muted tones


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$950.00
Jogakura Gorge,Hakkoda


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$1,200.00
Kankai Temple, Beppu
A retreat is nestled high in the mountains, surrounded by lush forest greenery. White rivulets of rain descend. Beppu is a well known Spa in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu


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$900.00
Kansanomiya shrine at Lake Tazawa
Narazaki notes,'An unusual scene of a lakeside shrine building in this practiced work, the blizzard raging across the tranquil lake; the distnt mountains, the dark snowy sky, the water as is dyed a deep colour, and the bare, snowladen trees are all individual traits of Hasui.


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$1,600.00
Karasu marsh, Akita
The shadows of trees and clouds shimmer in the lakes rippling water on a warm summer day. Sun dried grasses contrast with the greenery of distant tree covered hills; a tall pine dominates the foreground. Strong dark branches frame this lovely summer image exquisitely carved and rendered.


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Kawanishi, Tochigi prefecture
Peaceful village scene and view of the river; the leaves are changing into fall color in gradations of rust, yellow and green; in the evening light a woman crouches at the waterside


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Kinosaki, Tajima
'A nocturnal rain.' Hasui depicts the various spas and inns on either side of the river and their reflections on the water. A strong, graphic image depicting early twentieth century Japan.


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Kiyomizu temple, Kyoto
'The artist liked the composition that showed the city of Kyoto from the verandah of the temple, and here it imparts the quality of a moonlit night' Narazaki p. 99


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$1,600.00
Lake Chuzenji, Nikko
A sailboat crosses the lake on a warm autumn afternoon; heavy clouds drift overhead A magnificent tree in fall foliage commands the foreground Exceptionally rich color and blind embossing detail to clouds


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Lake Kikasi, Shinshu
Lake Kikazi is one of three Ninashi lakes in the mountains north of OTA in present day Nagano prefecture Very fine image of the calm waters of the lake, adjoining fields and farms; as frequently in the Artist's prints, a single figure with umbrella walks through the grassland


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$980.00
Lake Matsubara in Shinano Province ('Shinshu matsubarako')
A country fisherman at the shore fishing in the calm lake in which the wooded hills are reflected; a tree leans over the lake, its branches and leaves outline against the mellow colors of the waters and sky.


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$850.00
Lakeside Shower, Matsue
Narasaki notes: 'Thick low-lying clouds are unique to the coast of the Sea of Japan'. This image illustrates a marvelous use of color and composition, the tall yellow tree in contrast with the rusty reeds at the shoreline, and dark grey rainclouds overhead. The boatman is dwarfed by the majesty of the landscape.


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$750.00
Lingering Snow at Urayasu
Patches of snow linger on the rooftops along the banks of a quiet river in Urayasu, located in northwest Chiba prefecture A soft lavender sky ,reflected in the rippling water announces the arrival of dawn.


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$850.00
Mano Bay,Sado
'In this Print cirrus clouds float in a blue sky over a wide panorama, the light casts shadows over the faraway shore and the sea.. I believe that the style of this work is similar to the seascapes of the French Impressionists'.. Narazaki


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Matsue, Izumo
Narasaki explains that the residents of Matsue are, like this former castle town of the feudal lords..modest and refined, The scenery is too beautiful, and the area is known as the riverside district. This image is the second of three versions of this image,' Hazy Moon'


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$3,500.00
Meguro Fudo Temple
In the foreground beautifully composed, delicate shadows of leaves reach up to the temple entrace where the focus is on a quiet female figure about to enter. A series of red verticals describe the temple's structure, the solid architectural forms contrast with the light cherry blossom in the distance, that add a light, gentle note echoing the gentle shadows of the leaves in the foreground


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$1,600.00
Misaki at Night
A dramatic night scene, waves crash onto a wooded coastline, wind and waves bend the trees,and sea foam explodes over large rocks at the shore


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Moon over Kiyosumi garden
Soft shades of grey and delicate blue shadows imbue this quiet Tokyo garden scene with an aura of peace and serenity


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$750.00
Morning in Beppu
A sunrise glows softly over the horizon lighting an early morning sky. Sailboats lie quietly moored at waters edge, their dark shadows and silhouettes reflected in the water and soft waves at the shore.

An outstanding image in exceptional condition


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Mount Asahi seen from Mount Shirouma
'This mountain scene is based on a sketch made when Hasui climbed Mt. Shirouma...The shape of the mountain blanketed in a lingering snowfall is beautiful, its placement in the distance creates a majestic feel' Narazaki

A very special Print in wonderful condition. with fine embossing of gently colored clouds

Manificent!


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Mount Fuji, Narusawa
A country scene in the warm hues of late autumn. A distant Mount Fuji defines the scene with clouds and sky blending together in soft grey


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$900.00
Mount Kagama, Hida
A brilliant sunset casts a glow upon the idyllic waters of the river and overhead clouds. Deepening shadows of lavender and grey define the forests and mountain beyond in this tranquil scene


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Namikiri, Shima
Pink clouds at dawn in the blue morning sky; a man, lifting up a corner of his robe, walks on the stone paved village path, past grey village houses, to the beach


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Nara Daibutsuden
Two women walk along a ponds edge at the Hall of the Great Buddah, their parasols and trees above reflected in the still water. Lovely soft colors and light rain create create a meditative mood


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$1,200.00
Nara Yakushiji
A Man and a woman, in Western clothing, stand quietly on the veranda of the temple, looking at the snow covered garden; their vertical figures, erect, like the pillars of the temple add to the solemn peacefulness of this image


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Nenokuchi, Towada
'A daring composition , rare in Hasui's work. A large tree cuts diagonally across the foreground plane, and the setting sun reflects brightly on Lake Towada. The distant coast and mountain are shrouded in darkness, the clouds grow dark'. Narazaki

Sketched in October 1932


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Nigatsu Hall, Nara
Subtle,soft colors create a mood of quite meditation as an elderly woman contemplates the beauty of her surroundings. Narazaki states that the background was executed with the technique of 'karazuri'(gauffraageusing a 'sha'


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$2,600.00
Nishi park, Fukuoka
'The Nishi(West) park shelters the city (of Fukuoka's)old port area and affords great views'. Hotei p.73


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Nissaka Tokaido
On a rainy evening, a little child, dressed in pink, is being carried along the wet village street; a little dog sits quietly in the shadow of a doorway; two windows light up the blue/gray of the falling darkness, as rain continues steadily; Hasui has created a wonderful, quiet and caring moment of country life Considered one of the artist's best rain compositions


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$1,600.00
Rain at Maekawa in Sagami
A solitary figure walking in the rain, is sheltered by a small umbrella, warm light from the windows along the road illuminates the wet streets,casting glistening shadows and hints of a welcome shelter at the end of the journey


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Rain at Omiya
Rain at Omiya is one of sixteen prints produced jointly by the Tokyo publishers Sakai and Kawaguchi in a limited edition printing. The Series is considered by many to contain some of Hasui's finest designs. This elegant evening scene in myriad shades of soft blue, creates a mood of unparalleled quiet, peace and mystery


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Rain at Shinobazu Pond
Trees in bright green spring color frame this image; the red temple on white base dominates the far shore of the pond; rain falls lightly from grey clouds overhead, causing the benches in the foreground to be reflected in the wet pavement. and bringing out fresh colors, as light pervades the rainy day.


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Rain at Shuzen-ji


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Rain at Ushibori
A solitary boat glides past a quiet harbor on a rainy day; the old warehouse with open door emphasizes a feeling of loneliness in this evocative image.


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$850.00
Saisho Temple,Hirosaki
The large Pagoda in a landscape of deep snow, surrounded by pine trees;a woman with umbrella, walks quietly past, her bent figure a small presence against the boldly rising temple structure and large trees


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$1,600.00
Sakurada Gate
A beautifully printed dark blue version of this outstanding work


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$1,800.00
Sanzen Temple, Ohara, Kyoto
Narazaki observes:' An image of the temple building at the Sanzen temple surrounded by a moss garden and tall trees. The light of a stone lantern shining through the trees contrasts with areas of light and dark.'


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Sengakuji
A woman, carrying a baby on her back stands quietly near the temple gate; the large temple and tall pine trees loom above her small presence; a single star appears in the night sky and some windows add additional focus of light. Hasui has created a quiet, softly illuminated night scene, a romantic mood that, yet, raises the question as to why this lone figure stands at this spot, at night.


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Shinagawa
One of the artist's favorite Prints; two women protecting themselves from the gently falling rain stand at the edge of the canal; Hasui has beautifully shown the cloudy day, with light at the horizon and a soft light shining over a rainy day


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$1,100.00
Snow at Daichi
This Print is the first by Hasui not to be published by Watanabe Shozaburo. Between 1925 and 1927 Isetatsu issued sets of Prints each in which Hasui designs were paired with images of beauties by Ito Shinsui. The 'Snow at Daichi' is paired with Shinsui's 'Snowy Night'.


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Snow at Heian Shrine, Kyoto
A lovely image, the warm red tones of the wooden temple structure welcome two travelers,the cold grey skies,snow covered rooftops and trees created a pervading sense of the quiet of a snowy day


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Snow at Hinuma Swamp in Mito
Winter scene of a fisherman in a straw raincoat and hat walking along the edge of Hinuma Marsh as snow falls heavily, blanketing the trees and ground. His boat is moored near the shore among the reeds, the water a light gray green shaded with blue. The pine trees frame of view of the opposite shore in the distance, adding a sense of depth.


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$850.00
Snow at Itsukushima
Flakes of soft snow fall steadily ; billows of white cover the branches of a tree in the foreground, and soften the lanterns and red Shrine in the lake. A cool and peaceful scene highlights the primary colors of red white and blue


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$650.00
Snow at Nezu-Gongen Shrine
A woman and child walk towards the shrine in the winder landscape; beautiful colors of bright red, blue, purple and green against the winter snow


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Snow at Shiba Park
A lovely Yoko-e horizontal winter scene, A solitary figure approaches the red shrine, with pathway and rooftop covered in soft drifts of newly fallen snow


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Snow at Shinkawabata Handa,Bishu


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Snow at Ueno Kiyomizudo
Posthumous edition printed in the Heisei period (starting 1989)by Shiobisa, from the original blocks. Design was originally published by Kawaguchi and Sakai; Shiobisha acquired the blocks in the 1950's.


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Snow at Zojo Temple
A wonderful snow scene; a woman and her dog walk up a snowy path to the temple Gentle flakes of snow create an atmosphere of calm, covering the trees, ground and rooftops with powdery white


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Spring Evening at Inokashira
A romantic night; the moon sheds its light on a row of blossoming trees, along the river bank. Darker pine trees behind, rise upwards, adding a sense of nature both mysterious and grand. Fine gradations of blues in great variety, sometimes turning into softest purple, add depth and abundance to this beautiful scene


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Spring Evening at Kintai Bridge
One of the artists beloved images of the countryside in Spring. A tree in full bloom dominates the foreground.


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$2,400.00
Spring Moon at Ninomiya Beach
In this magical Print the light of the full moon is the principal player; it is reflected in clouds, water, waves and shore. A large tree leans darkly, in dance-like pose across the image plane and reaches upwards to the moon. Below, the figure of a person, tiny in this awesome landscape.


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Spring Rain at Sakurada Gate
Sakurada Gate,near Tokyo's Imperial Palace is elegantly rendered in warm shades of brown and grey. The softly falling rain and blossoming trees hint at Spring.


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Spring Rain at the Gokoku Temple


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Springtime Evening, Ote Gate
The Castle and moat are seen through an arch of trees, their leaves forming a decorative pattern against the blue sky and rosy horizon. On this fine evening, all colors become crisp and clear, in the setting sun, creating a romantic and appealing image. Hasui has defined this special moment to perfection.


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Starlit Night Miyajima
This beautiful image has the sensibility of a watercolor.

Soft, light infused waters reflect a gentle atmosphere ; the Gate rises in the semi darkness, surrounded by contrasting shapes of the embracing branches of Pine. Above, the starlit sky - clarity and silence prevail. Rare, early print with 'A' seal to margin


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Starlit Night, Miyama
The rich blue color tones in this beautiful Print evoke the mood of a dark serene moonlit night; a sense of total silence prevails.

The lantern is a focus in the foreground, its light, and that of the bright stars contrasting with the varied blues;

On the left, dark pine branches elegantly frame the image.


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$3,200.00
Tamiya Village, Seitama
A serene country landscape at dusk. The image glows with soft lavender at the horizon contrasting with vivid green river banks; trees are reflected in the still waters of the river A poetic image, rarely seen


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$2,200.00
Tenno Temple, Osaka
A solitary Man stands in evening light in a temple courtyard, snow flurries drift down, covering his light footsteps with soft powder. An elegant snow scene by the artist, in soft grey and rust tones;a rare print.


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$1,600.00
The Nikko Highway
A man with his pack walks along the forest path, with mighty trees strongly stressing this lone, small figure; beautiful colors prevail in gradations of blues, grey and tan.


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$950.00
The Yama temple,Yamagata
'Quietness sinking into the rocks, a cicada's cry' was the quote by Matsuo Basho ,who called in at this temple during his journey to the north'. Narazaki


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$950.00
Toro Kishu
A small sailboat drifts between majestic cliffs and tree covered slopes surrounding a small lake. Deep shadows and subtle shading accentuate the beauty of the natural surroundings


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$1,400.00
Toyohama, Sanshu
A wonderful print in subtle colors.

There is quiet dignity in the Village houses and carefully constructed embankment with its simple, native stones.

Reflections in the moving waters of the river lend a contrasting lightness to the geometric outlines of the buildings, as does the soft light on he horizon.


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Tsuchizaki, Akita
An abandoned boat is moored at the side of a lake, the glow of a vivid sunset is reflected on its old wooden beams, and the surrounding water Hotei # 136


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$2,700.00
Uchimayashita in Rain
Beautiful Woodblock Print of a temple courtyard at a time when rain falls quietly and steadily, leaving fine reflections on the stone pavement; our eye is drawn into the image, as we follow two women, their umbrellas raised, towards the entrance where a figure in yellow rain gear quietly waits. Gently, steadily, life goes on, irrespective of the rain.

This print was one of the first designs printed after the earthquake of 1923. The blocks were carved pre-earthquake but never printed. Amaxingly, they survived the quake.


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Yakumo Bridge at Nagata Shrine
A single woman walks through the snow towards the bridge, below tall snow covered trees and between bright red railings; the print is distinguished by beautiful colors: gradations of blues in sky and trees, bright red and white, with a touch of green in the umbrella.


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$1,600.00
Yui,Suruga
Snow covered Fujiyama rises majestically beyond Yui, a small mountain village, 16th station of the Tokaido. Every day life in the early Showa period is lovingly portrayed by the artist.


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$1,600.00
Yuzawa in Echigo
Quiet, intimate view of a country village with the dramatic rise of the mountain behind


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$950.00
Zaimoku Island, Matsushima
'A superb composition of the unusually shaped rock ..together with the image of a sailboat, the silhouettes of the distant island and clouds'Narazaki


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$2,100.00
Zojo Temple, Shiba
This is Kawase Hasui's most admired Print, a lovely winter scene. A tree with snow covered branches in front of the temple contrasts vividly with the horizontal roofs and bright red of the facade As the driven snow falls, a woman, with a large umbrella, walks alone, her garments fluttering in the wind.


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