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Kawase Hasui
Spring Rain at Gokokuji
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1932. First edition.
Artist's signature and seal at upper right.
Publisher: Doi Sadaichi. Carver: Katsumura. Printer: Matsushita. Seals at left margin.
Condition: Toning and fading. Back margins have some paper and residue.
- This print features prominent streaks of rain achieved with silver mica.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1435897 (stock #Hasui503)
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Kawase Hasui
Moon at Itako
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.75 x 5.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1936.
Hasui produced a thematically similar oban-sized greyscale print of the same title in 1936.
Hasui oval seal at lower left.
Condition: Right margin corners have two original pinholes. There is a much smaller pinhole just at the top right corner within the image that can be seen when the print is held to light.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1434536 (stock #Hasui500)
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Kawase Hasui
Zojo Temple, Shiba.
Series: Twenty Views of Tokyo.
Size: Aiban. Approximately 13.0 x 8.75 inches.
Date: 1934. The oban sized edition (Hotei #147) is 1925.
Published in 1934 by Osaka Mainichi in Japan Today & Tomorrow.
In the publication, the print was attched to black paper. Some of that paper remains at one back edge of the verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: An art conservator has repaired a tear at the bottom center below ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1434477 (stock #Hasui501)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Sakurada Gate (Sakuradamon)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.375 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1928.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Round, red 6 mm seal at lower left, indicating a lifetime printing (1946-1957). Old Watanabe seal at back.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Reference: Hotei #156.
Condition: Excellent color. Toned paper. Two pieces of paper at back margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1434422 (stock #Hasui498)
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Kawase Hasui
Golden Pavillion, Kyoto (Kyoto Kinkakuji)
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Artist's oval seal at lower right.
Reference: Hotei #Hp-45.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
This marginless print is from a mid-century collection that included another marginless Hasui print.
Most examples are found with margins, so it may have been trimmed or issued in this state.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1434299 (stock #Hasui499)
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Kawase Hasui
Bird's Eye View of Kiyomizu Temple in Snow
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 5.675 x 3.675 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Artist's oval seal at lower right.
Reference: Hotei #Hp-59.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
This marginless print is from a mid-century collection that included another marginless Hasui print.
Most examples are found with margins, so it may have been trimmed or issued in this state.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1430867 (stock #Hasui489)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Hikawa Park, Omiya
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1930.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Round, red 6 mm seal at lower left, indicating a lifetime printing (1946-1957).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Reference: Hotei #207.
Condition: Excellent. Top back margin corner has paper residue.
"Omiya...was prosperous during the Tokugawa period (1600-1868) as a post-station on the Nakasendo." - Hotei.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1430742 (stock #Hasui487)
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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Moon at Magome
Date: 1930.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Watanabe 6 mm seal lower right corner, indicating a lifetime edition made between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #165.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Top back margin has paper residue. Top margin slightly wavy.
"The scene conveys the rustic 'poetic' charm of Magome, the area where Hasui lived." - Narazaki
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1429399 (stock #Hasui486)
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Kawase Hasui
Evening in Beppu
Souvenirs of Travel, third series.
Date: 1929.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. A first edition with the Watanabe A seal in the right margin.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15 x 10.25 inches.
Hasui signature and seal at lower left.
Reference: Hotei No. 143.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: The back has two spots of foxing. Tone line in margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1425396 (stock #Hasui484)
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Kawase Hasui
Mt. Fuji Seen From Oshino (Oshino no Fuji)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1942.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the 6mm seal in the lower left corner, indicating a lifetime printing between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #465
Condition: A small transparent surface spot on the rock to the left of the signature. Slight fading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1424667 (stock #Hasui468)
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Kawase Hasui
Kyonghwe Pavilion, Kyongsong
Series: Eight Views of Korea
Date: 1939. This edition 1943-45.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.75 inches.
Hasui signature and seal lower left.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. G seal at right margin. Used 1942-45.
Printer: Ono Gintaro. Seal in right margin. Used 1943-1947. Reference: Hotei No. 436.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good to excellent. A faint foxing spot on the snowy r...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424407 (stock #Hasui482)
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Pulguk Temple, Kyongju
Series: Eight Views of Korea
Date: 1939.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.75 inches.
Hasui signature and seal lower left.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. E-seal at right margin - used 1932-42.
Reference: Hotei No. 432.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight creasing at top margin and top right. One foxing spot on back in sky.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1423814 (stock #Hasui474)
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Kawase Hasui
Hwasa Gate, Suwon (Mizuhra Kakomon). From the series Eight Views of Korea (Chosen Hakkei).
Date: August 1939.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.5 x 11.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe C seal (sausage seal 1929-42). with crossed out seal of Kansai Bijutsusha, from which Watanabe acquired the publishing rights.
Reference: Hotei #431.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight margin creasing.
"The walled fortress was constru...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1423698 (stock #Hasui414)
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Kawase Hasui
Cloudy Day in Mizuki, Ibaraki Prefecture
Date: 1946.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.5 x 10.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Black Watanabe 6 mm seal very faintly at lower left corner, which is consistent with a first edition (1946-1957).
Reference: Hotei #486.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Lower left corner margin has discoloration. Removed from original folder. Original drying pinhole at top margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1420740 (stock #Hasui475)
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Kawase Hasui
Nakhwa Puyo (Fuyo Rakkagan). From the series Eight Views of Korea (Chosen Hakkei).
Date: 1939.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.5 x 11.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe H seal at right margin used 1942-1945. Printer Ono Gintaro seal at lower right margin. This edition was printed 1943-45.
Reference: Hotei #433.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Tiny indentation at lower border line. "Nakhwa (Rock of the falling flowers) is s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1419892 (stock #Hasui473)
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Kawase Hasui
West Gate, Suwon (Suigen), Korea.
Korean Views Supplement Series.
Date: 1940.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Watanabe 6mm seal in the lower right corner, indicating printing between 1946-1957.
Reference: Hotei #444.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Some of the margins have a tone line.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1419801 (stock #Hasui472)
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Kawase Hasui
Carp Banner (Koi Nobori), Toyohama, Kagawa Prefecture
Date: 1947.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.50 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
A first edition bearing the 6mm seal in the lower right corner, indicating printing between 1946-1957.
Reference: Hotei #508. Carp banners are flown on Children's Day.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Light creasing in margins. Original drying pinholes at left margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1418972 (stock #Hasui470)
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Kawase Hasui
Dusk at Tagonoura Beach
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1940. This is a lifetime edition produced between 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Black 6 mm publisher's seal at lower left corner.
Hasui signature and seal.
Reference: Hotei #233.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Two original drying pinholes in margin.