Hasui: Mount Asahi Seen from Mount Shirouma (Sold)

Kawase Hasui

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Mount Asahi Seen from Mount Shirouma
Series: Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series
Date: 1924

Bold contrasts in texture and tonality characterize this design, which is somewhat atypical of Hasui’s more pedestrian-friendly canon. The outlines of the clouds are done with relief printing. A sublime Taishô-era work.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #128; Hotei #126
Signature: Hasui