Hasui: Guest House in the Pines on Pond’s Edge (Matsu no chihan no ryôtei)
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Guest House in the Pines on Pond’s Edge (Matsu no chihan no ryôtei)
Series: The Mitsubishi Fukagawa Detached Villa (MItsubishi Fukagawa bettei)
Date: 1920 (Taisho kyû)
Horizontal nagaban format. Almost panoramic view of a guesthouse peeking out from a forested shore. A large pine frames the work at right. From the set of eight privately commissioned by the Mitsubishi Company.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Some imperfections to paper, including skillful repairs in margin.
Dimensions: Nagaban (25.7 x 47.8 cm, paper size)
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #50; Hotei #50.