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Kawase Hasui Woodblock Print - Onshi Park, Shiba - 1st ed. SOLD

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Kawase Hasui
Onshi Park, Shiba
Date: 1937.
First edition with Watanabe E seal (used 1932-1942).
In this edition, the rain is overprinted with silver mica.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.75 inches.
Reference: Hotei #422.
Medum: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Hasui's biographer "Narazaki writes: 'An ancient pine tree at the side of a pond; it conveys the brooding mood of a bleak nocturnal downpour. The work was undoubtedly created to rival the print Night Rain at Hiroshige'" - Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, Kendall H. Brown (Hotei).