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Kawase Hasui Japanese Woodblock Print Seto, Bishu Kiln - 1934 1st ed.

Kawase Hasui Japanese Woodblock Print Seto, Bishu Kiln - 1934 1st ed.

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Seto, Bishu
Series: Selection of Views of the Tokaido.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1934.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. A first edition with e Watanabe C publisher's seal (used 1929-1942).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Reference: Hotei #228.
"Printed in Japan" stamped on verso.
Watanabe Tadasu carver's seal at lower left.
Condition: The damaged upper right corner of the print has been rebuilt by a conservator. Margin tears repaired. Paper wear above moon. Light creasing.
"Watanabe Tadasu [son of Watanabe Shozaburo] was in charge of cutting this example and for this reason it is an unusual work" - Narazaki" Hotei