Hasui: Dusk at Phoenix Hall (Hôôduôin no bosetsu) (Sold)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Dusk at Phoenix Hall (Hôôduôin no bosetsu)
Date: 1951 (Showa nijûrokunen saku)

Snow falls in the last light of day on the Phoenix Hall near Kyoto. Hasui chose to create this work in sepia tones, perhaps increasing the feeling of nostalgia for a simpler time. The variety of tones and the different shapes of every snowflake help to create a wonderfully atmospheric design.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Hotei #567
Seal: Watanabe
Signature: Hasui with Kawase seal