Hasui: Clearing After a Snowfall, Yoshida (Sold)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Clearing After a Snowfall, Yoshida
Date: 1944

Yoshida no yukibare. The rooflines of the snow-covered dwellings echo the shape of majestic Fuji-san, which seems very close due to the clearness of the winter air. Printed by the famous Ôno Gintarô. One can’t help wonder if this oversized view of a pristine Mount Fuji was a way to comfort the Japanese during the war, and to encourage them to endure the hardships.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: toku-ôban 36.5 x 49.5 cm
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #259; Hotei #471a
Signature: Hasui