Hasui: Katsura Island, Matsushima

Hasui: Katsura Island, Matsushima (Sold)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Katsura Island, Matsushima
Series: Souvenirs of Travel, First Series
Date: 1919

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.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe
Literature: Hotei #15; Narazaki #15
Seal: Hasui
Signature: Hasui