Hasui: Snow covered village
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
A coastal village covered in snow.
Title: Ishinomaki no bosetsu (Evening snow at Ishinomaki)
Series: Nihon fûkei shû higashi Nihon hen (Collection of scenic views from Eastern Japan)
Seal: Kawase (o. Sui)
Publisher: Watanabe (round 6mm-seal)
Date: Shôwa 10 (1935)
Size: Horizontal Oban, 23,9 x 36,4 cm
Excellent impression and colours. Age toning, some minor creases, verso two small traces of previous mounting in top margin. Altogether in very good condition. Later impression, but still printed during the artist’s lifetime.
Cf.: Hotei No. 309 (Narazaki N 218)
The village of Ishinomaki was almost completely destroyed by the 2012 tsunami.