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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Heavy snowfall in a mountain valley in the prefecture of Gifu.

Title: Hida Nakayama-shichiri (Nakayama-shichiri road, Hida)

Series: Tabi miyage dai sanshû (Souvenirs of Travel, third series)

Signature: Hasui

Seal: Kawase (o. Sui)

Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô (seal Hotei C)

Date: Taishô 13 (1924)

Size: Oban, 24 x 36,3 cm (woodblock size)

Perfect impression, colours and condition. At upper margin on the back side two minor remains of a former mounting and two small pinholes (as usual). Early state, before 1932. Very rare and early winter landscape, here in a colour variant with somewhat darker mountains.

Hotei No 123 (Narazaki 123).