Hasui: Korean Man with Pipe (Sold)
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Korean Man with Pipe
A Yangban. Portrait of an elder Korean scholar of the elite class of civil and military government officials. He holds a long pipe and gazes at the viewer with a direct expression. This work was a commission by Shiota Takezô in San Francisco, along with the print of the Washington Monument that was done the same year.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #433; Hotei #357