Hasui: Evening moon at Nakanoshima, Sapporo: Sapporo Nakanoshima no yûzuki
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Evening moon at Nakanoshima, Sapporo: Sapporo Nakanoshima no yûzuki
Series: Collection of scenic view of Japan, eastern Japan edition: Nihon fûsei shû, higashi Nihon hen
Date: 1933, March
Nakanoshima is situated in southern Sapporo on the northern island of Hakkaidô. After a long day’s work, a farmer pulls his horse into a river to let it drink on the way home. Tall poplar trees, for which Sapporo is known, soar in the darkness. Behind them the red-orange moon hangs deep and reflects on the water. With strong woodgrain in the sky.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban 38.5 x 26 cm
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narasaki 202/Hasui #294
Signature: Hasui with Kawase seal