Hasui: Snow at Shiba parkHasui: Snow at Shiba park
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

A sole figure dressed in a black coat is walking under an umbrella in the snow towards the gate of the Zôzô-ji temple in Tokyo.

Title: Shiba kôen no yuki (Snow at Shiba park)

Signature: Hasui

Seal: Kawase (Sui)

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

Date: (1931)

Size: Horizontal Oban, 24,1 x 36,5 cm (block size)

Very good impression and colours. Lifetime edition, 1946-57. Verso at the upper margin small paper remnants of a former mounting. At the bottom margin minimal creases, altogether excellent condition. As always - except from the first edition - undated.

Ill. Hotei No. 244 (Narazaki 319)