Hasui: Eastern Hamlet, Hôryû Temple

Hasui: Eastern Hamlet, Hôryû Temple (Sold)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Eastern Hamlet, Hôryû Temple
Date: 1956

In this image done in his final year, it seems Hasui has chosen to depict the less flashy places, preferring instead to focus on the hidden beauty of the ordinary. Here it looks as if a grandma escorts her grandson on a rainy autumn afternoon in the outer precincts of a famous temple.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. 2 cm tape stain at top edge.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #563; Hotei #610.
Seal: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Signature: Hasui