Hasui: Nikkô Yumoto OnsenHasui: Nikkô Yumoto Onsen
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

A quiet atmospheric evening dawn view of the mountain spa village Yumoto Onsen, seen from across lake Yuno

Title: Nikkô Yumoto onsen (Yumoto spa, Nikkô)

Signature: Hasui

Seal: Kawase (o.Sui)

Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô (Seal Hotei D)

Date: Shôwa 12 (1930)

Size: Horizontal Oban, 36,4 x 24,2 cm (block size)

Very good impression and colours; an early impression with fine, visible wood grain. Paper slightly toned. Verso minor brown stain. Overall in perfect condition. Rare.

Hotei No. 411 (Narazaki 360). A corresponding watercolour by Hasui is in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Robert O. Muller Collection, Inv. No. S2003.8.519); see also: Brown, Kawase Hasui, The complete woodblock prints, Leiden 2003, p. 500, fig 13

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