Hasui: Rain At Shuzenji (Sold)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Rain At Shuzenji
Date: 1933

We glimpse two women about to enjoy a soak in the natural hot springs at this spa. Narazaki commented that this work effectively conveys the atmosphere in the spa town of Shuzenji. Images of hot springs are always very sought-after in Japan.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Hotei #341. References: Amy Reigle Stephens, The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 149, no. 167 Kendall Brown, Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints, 2003, p. 463, no. 341 Kendall Brown, Visions of Japan: Kawase Hasui’s Masterpieces, 2004, p. 92, no. 56 Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shû, 1979, p. 114, no. 341 Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The landscape woodblock prints of the Taisho and Showa periods, 2005, p. 89, no. 159 Zehnder, Amanda T., Modern Japanese Prints: The Twentieth Century, Carnegie Museum of Art, 2009, p. 77
Seal: Kawase
Signature: Hasui