Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Two ladies under their umbrellas, dressed in kimonos crossing the bridge over the Edogawa river in Tokyo on a snowy winter evening.
Title: Kure no yuki (Edogawa) – Evening snow at the river (Edogawa)
Seal: Kawase (o. Sui)
Publisher: Doi Eiichi, Tokyo
Date: Shôwa 7 (1932)
Size: Vertical Ôban, 36 x 23,3 cm (image size)
Excellent impression, colour and condition. A posthumous edition from the original blocks, c. 1980s. Watermark of the publisher Doi in upper left corner.
Here the not often seen, very attractive Aizuri colour variant of the image, printed only in shades of blue.
Hotei No. 270a (Narazaki D-5)