Hasui: Early Summer Rain, Arakawa (Samidare Arakawa)
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Early Summer Rain, Arakawa (Samidare Arakawa)
Date: June, 1932 (Shôwa shichinen rokugatsu saku)
A beauty walks towards a busy river, blue umbrella aloft. This is the first, and much rarer, state of this print, which lacks rain and extra clouds. (See Hotei photo 283). With the earliest seal used by Doi Sadaichi (as well as shown in Hotei 283).
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Doi Sadaichi
Literature: N#D-10; H#283
Seal: Doi Teiichi; Katsumura & Matsushita