Hasui: Moon over the Arakawa river
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Atmospheric night scene of the Arakawa river.

Title: Arakawa no Tsuki (Akabane) (Moon over the Arakawa river, Akabane)

Series: Tôkyô nijûkei (Twenty views of Tokyo)

Signature: Hasui

Seal: Kawase (Sui)

Publisher: Watanabe (round 6 mm seal, Hotei A)

Date: Shôwa 4 (1929)

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

Excellent impression and colours. Lifetime edition, printed from the original wood blocks, 1946-57.

Img: Hotei No. 159 (Narazaki 162)