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Kawase Hasui Woodblock Print -Hwasa Gate Suwon, Eight Views Korea SOLD

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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 constructed between 1794 and 1796, and its defensive walls were defined by the placement of four major gates, Hwasa Gate being one of them." - Hotei