Hasui: Korean Man with Pipe

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Korean Man with Pipe
Date: 1935

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
Seal: Kawase
Signature: Hasui