Hasui: Hwasa Gate, Suwon (Sold)

  • Sold.

Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Hwasa Gate, Suwon
Series: Eight Views of Korea (Chosen Hakkei)
Date: 1939, August

A crescent moon hangs over a seemingly idyllic scene of two women rinsing their laundry in a stream in front of what is now a World Heritage site. Paper is somewhat oversized. Copy rights to this work were bought back by Watanabe from Kansai Bijutsusha; Watanabe had a special seal made with his publisher’s information at top and a vertical line through the Bijutsusha seal beneath it.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Published by Watanabe Shôzaburô for Kansai Bijutsusha
Literature: Narazaki #437; Hotei #431
Signature: Hasui