Hasui: Pine beach of MihoHasui: Pine beach of Miho
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

The famous pine beach of Miho, Suruga bay, on a summer’s day. Mt. Fuji rises at the horizon from a slight haze.

Title: Miho no matsubara (The pine grove at Miho)

Signature: Hasui

Seal: Kawase (o. Sui)

Publisher: Watanabe (seal Hotei E)

Date: Shôwa 6 (1931)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 36,3 x 24,1 cm (image size)

Early impression. Excellent impression in very good colours. Some faint stains and toning. Thinly backed. The usual small drying hole in upper left margin. Overall nice condition. A very atmospheric image, rarely seen.

Hotei No. 222 (Narazaki 183)