Hasui: Katsura Island, Matsushima
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Katsura Island, Matsushima
Series: Souvenirs of Travel, First Series
Hasui himself says “It is midsummer; the islands stand out in the afternoon light, a cool wind gently blows. I thought the two women, who had come to rake up the fallen leaves, fitted well into the composition and were ideal for this scene.”
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Slightly different color palette than shown in Hotei.
Literature: Hotei #15; Narazaki #15