Hasui: Lake Hamana. A boatman and two passengers glide across the softly rippled lake on a hot summer day.

Hasui: Lake Hamana

Kawase Hasui

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Lake Hamana. A boatman and two passengers glide across the softly rippled lake on a hot summer day.
Series: Selection of Views of the Tokaido (Tokaido fûkei senshû)
Date: August 1931

A boatman and two passengers glide across the softly rippled lake on a hot summer day. The reflection of distant range of mountains is rendered in a way that is almost unique to this work. According to Narazaki there is also a dark version of this design, and he notes that “the reflections on the water are rendered meticulously as if a miniature painting”. A rare design.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Early Watanabe seal.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #189; Hotei #221
Signature: Hasui

SKU: HAS447


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