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Lot 0029
  • Artist: Kawase Hasui
  • Title: "Spring Evening, Ueno Toshogu Shrine" "Haru no Yu (Ueno Toshogu)"
  • Date: 1948 (First Edition)
  • Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
  • Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6-mm seal"(lower/left), appropriate "First Edition" seal
  • Image Size: 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print

    Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) was a Japanese artist and printmaker who would become a prominent figure in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement of the early 20th century. This movement was influenced by European Impressionism and its imagery focused on landscapes, women, and nature.

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  • Location: This item ships from the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Condition
    Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and cherry blossoms; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to moon, pagoda, and cherry blossoms; nicely detailed carving. (Slight "printer's crease" upper edge.) Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Light toning; faint mat-line left image edge; tape residues verso margin; slight wear.)
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    Kawase Hasui: Ueno Toshogu Shrine, First Edition

    Estimate $800 - $1,500Jun 11, 2017
    Starting Price $1
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