Hasui: Carp Banner, Toyohama, Kagawa Prefecture (Sold)
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Carp Banner, Toyohama, Kagawa Prefecture
Boy’s day must be near; looking closely we see two boys where the path leads the eye towards the center of the picture. The red banner also catches our eye, bright red against the neutral palette of the village.
This exact print is illustrated full page, on page 162 of Hisao Shimizu’s “Works of Kawase Hasui”, published in 2013 by Tokyo Bijutsu. Provenance: From the personal collection of the late Hasui scholar Hisao Shimizu.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Hotei #508.