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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1352684 (stock #Hasui281)
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Kawase Hasui
Asano River in Kanazawa
Souvenir of Travels, First Series
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.25 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1920. Pre-1923 earthquake.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the black 6 mm seal, indicating a 1920 first edition. Blocks were destroyed in quake.
Condition: Margins trimmed. Otherwise excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1360641 (stock #Hasui301A)
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Kawase Hasui
A Yangban (Korean Official)
Date: August 1935 (First and only edition)
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 17 x 12 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: Hotei #357.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1377851 (stock #Hasui350)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kuon Temple at Mt. Minobu
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1930.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe D seal at right margin, indicating printing between 1931 and 1942.
Reference: Hotei #198a.
Condition: Very faint tone line at upper right corner.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1357482 (stock #Hasui296)
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Kawase Hasui
Uchiyamashita, Okayama
Selection of Scenes of Japan (Nihon Fukei Senshu)
Date: 1923.
Size: Aiban. Approximately 12 x 9 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: Hotei #112.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight toning.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1404140 (stock #Hasui449)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kamoson Village on Sado Island
Date: 1921.
Size: Oban. 14.25 x 9.5 inches. Trimmed margins.
Hasui signature and diamond-shaped seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Black 6 mm seal at lower right.
Reference: Hotei #66.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: The margins have been trimmed as shown. Slight fading.
"A villager and child look at the reflection of distant sails on the lake" - Narazaki
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1294220 (stock #Hasui210)
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Kawase Hasui
Ikegami Honmonji, 1931.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
A first edition bearing the Watanabe B seal used between 1927-1932.
Condition: Back margins repaired by a conservator. Margin corner chip. A few faint spots in sky and snow. Enlargements available.
This is a very rare first edition of the famous Hasui snow scene.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1308931 (stock #Hasui217)
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Kawase Hasui
Rain at Shuzenji Hot Spring
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1933
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe "E seal" used between 1932-42 and consistent with a first edition.
Condition: Excellent with slight fading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1380051 (stock #Hasui379)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
In the Snow, Hida, Nakayama-Shichiri Road
Series: Souvenir of Travels, Third Series
Date: 1924.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Edition: First. Tabi no Miyage Dai Sanshu seal Left margin. Watanabe 6mm seal lower left corner.
Reference: Hotei #123.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Restored with tear and chip repairs to margins, including touch-up at upper left edge of im...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1205145 (stock #Hasui 133)
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Kawase Hasui
The Shrine of Kasuga at Nara
Date: 1935
Size: Oban. 14.0 x 9.75 inches.
Publisher: Shimbishoin (for Japanese Government Railways)
Bears the oval Hasui seal
This print is as issued by the Railway on it's original display backing with string hanger. The original description tag is on the verso.
Condition: Light soiling and toning.
Very few of these survive. Please Google the excellent article, "The Unknown Kasuga Shrine Print of Hasui KAWASE," b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1341552 (stock #Hasui240)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Yomei Gate, Nikko, 1930.
Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Tokyo Shobido. Yomei Gate is one of only six Hasui designs published by this publisher.
Condition: Very good with faint matte line near image edge.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1293744 (stock #Hasui209)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kozu, Osaka, 1924 (Taisho 13, the year after the Great Kanto Earthquake).
From Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series.
A first edition bearing the red Tabi Miyage Daisanshu seal and no publisher's seal.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.50 x 10.25 inches.
Condition: Stunning color. Toning at margins and verso. Uneven top margin. Lower left corner margin chipped.
This design is on the cover of "Dreams and Diversions: Essays on Japanese Woodblock Prin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1362625 (stock #Hasui310)
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Kawase Hasui
Morning at Okayama Castle, 1955
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the red 6 mm seal (lower right corner), which is consistent with a first edition.
This seal was used between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #605.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Lower left margin corner has faint spot. Original drying pinholes at left margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1373577 (stock #Hasui356)
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Kawase Hasui
Mount Inari, Nagano Prefecture (Nagano-ken, Inariyama)
Date: 1947.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Black 6 mm Watanabe seal in the lower right corner, indicating a first state printed between 1946-1957.
Stamped "Original Works of Art", a seal that sometimes appears on the verso.
Reference: Hotei #500.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1395625 (stock #Hasui420)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Snow at Mukojima
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Watanabe round 6 mm seal at lower left, indicating a lifetime edition produced between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #261.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Pristine. Removed from original folder.
One of Hasui's most loved snow scenes.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1350736 (stock #Hasui269)
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Kawase Hasui
Saishoin, Hirosaki
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Date: 1936.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the black 6 mm seal, indicating a lifetime edition printed between 1946-1957.
Condition: Excellent front. On the back, two pieces of tape at margins and light toning.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1394246 (stock #Hasui416)
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Kawase Hasui
Heirinji, Nobidome
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1952.
Hasui signature and seal at lower left corner.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6mm seal in lower left margin, indicating a first edition.
Reference: Hotei No. 574.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Original drying pinhole in corner margin. Back margins have tape residue.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1377804 (stock #Hasui373)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Snow at Shiba Park, 1931.
(Shiba Koen no Yuki)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6 mm seal at lower right, indicating a lifetime edition produced between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #244.
Condition: Excellent. Very faint mark near left side of top margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1393615 (stock #Hasui413)
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Kawase Hasui
Chion Temple, Kyoto (Kyoto Chionin)
Series: Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II, Kansai edition
Date: 1933.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Black 6mm Watanabe seal faintly in lower right corner, indicating a lifetime edition printed between 1946-1957.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.5 inches.
Reference: Hotei #322.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Pristine. Removed from original folder. Two original drying pinholes at left m...