Hasui: Katsura Island, Matsushima (Sold)

Kawase Hasui

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Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Katsura Island, Matsushima
Series: Souvenirs of Travel, First Series (Tabi miyage dai isshû)
Date: 1919

Matsushima Katsurashima. Hasui himself wrote “It is midsummer; the islands stand out in the afternoon light, a cool wind gently blows. I thought the two women, who had come to rake up the fallen leaves, fitted well into the composition and were ideal for this scene.” Pre-earthquake design.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 26.2 x 38.5 cm
Publisher: Watanabe
Literature: Hotei #15; Narazaki #15
Seal: Hasui
Signature: Hasui