Hasui: Mt. Fuji bathed in moonlight
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
View of Mt. Fuji in moonlight, in the foreground a wooden bridge and pine trees.
Title: Tsukiyo no Fuji – Kawaibashi (Mount Fuji on a moonlit night at Kawai bridge)
Series: Tôkaidô fûkei senshû (Selection of views of the Tokaido)
Seal: Kawase (Sui)
Publisher: Watanabe (round 6 mm seal, Hotei A)
Date: Shôwa 22 (1947)
Size: Vertical Oban, 36,1 x 23, 8 cm (block size)
Excellent impression, colours and condition. Good visible woodgrain. Early lifetime edition with the first possible publisher seal. A rarely seen “blue” image of the artist.
Img. Hotei No. 241 ( Narazaki 179)