Hasui - Cherry blossoms at castle ruins
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Blossoming cherry trees between stonewalls of a castle ruin.

Title: Shirakawajôshi no sakura (Cherry blossoms at Shirakawa castle ruins)

Signature: Hasui

Seal: Kawase

Publisher: Watanabe (seal Hotei A – 6 mm)

Date: Shôwa 21 (1946)

Size: Oban, 24,3 x 36,2 cm

Very nice impression and fine colours. Colour variant of the print in Hotei's catalogue raisonné: here with another colour gradation of the cherry blossoms. With relief printing. Early print, at lower left the round 6 mm-Watanabe-seal. Smoothed creases, otherwise very good condition.

Hotei No 483 (Narazaki 468).