Hasui: The Shinagawa Offing (Shinagawa oki)
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: The Shinagawa Offing (Shinagawa oki)
Series: Twelve Scenes of Tokyo (Tokyo junidai)
Date: Summer 1920
Hasui wrote: “I made this sketch while on an outing to the Shinagawa coast on a netting boat...I was interested in a sailboat traveling between the green grassy field of Odaiba fort...It is a slightly overcast midsummer’s afternoon.” Note the unusual, jigsaw-like clouds and the smooth, glassy sea.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #32; Hotei #32