Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Cherry tree blossom at the Tendai temple Ryûsenji (also known as Meguro Fudô temple) in the Meguro district of Tokyo. Visitors are entering the main hall. Beautiful play of sunlight and shadow in the foreground.
Title: Meguro Fudô-dô (Fudô temple in Meguro)
Seal: Kawase (o. Sui)
Publisher: Watanabe (round 6mm seal, Hotei D)
Date: Shôwa 6 (1931)
Size: Vertical Oban, 36,5 x 24 cm
Excellent early impression in very good colours. Paper slightly age toned. Customary pinhole in left margin. Thin areas in upper margin and two small tears in upper left margin professionally restored. Overall in very good condition.
Cf. Hotei No. 263 (Narazaki 322)