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Hasui - SOLD


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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Snow at a Guest House on Pond's Edge
1920, published by Watanabe, very rare pre-earthquake print
approx. 10.125" x 15"
Condition: VG, horizontal center fold (flattened and reinforced), otherwise fine
Impression: Fine, solid key lines, tight registration, and good surface texture
Color: Fine, deep saturated color with bleed through to verso
Documentation: Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, Hotei 2003, page 303, illustration 48
This is the only copy of this design we've ever encountered - exceptionally rare. Commissioned by the Mitsubishi Company as part of a set of eight prints. The prints illustrate the Iwasaki family's Kiyosumi detached villa and garden at Fukagawa in eastern Tokyo.