Hasui: Morning at Takamatsu
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Sailing ships in the haze of the early morning light.
Title: Takamatsu no asa (Morning at Takamatsu)
Series: Hasui uchiwa-e jûnikei (Twelve Views by Hasui on fan prints)
Seal: Kawase (o. Sui)
Publisher: Katô Junji (seal Hanmoto Katô Junji)
Date: undated (1935)
Size: Shikishiban, 24 x 25 cm (block size)
Very good print and colours, at the upper side slightly toned, a barely visible small stain, altogether in perfect condition.
Verso edition stamp of a limited edition of 200, without numbering. From the first edition, printed by Katô. The "colourless" marks at the bottom left corner and at the bottom margin are so called „kentô“ (registration) marks.
Hotei No. 372 (Narazaki Ka-1). For the various editions see also Brown, Kawase Hasui, The complete woodblock prints, Leiden 2003, p. 106