Hasui: Clearing After a Snowfall at the Asakusa Kannon Temple
Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Clearing After a Snowfall at the Asakusa Kannon Temple
Series: Twenty Views of Tokyo (Tokyo nijukei)
Asakusa Kannon no yukibare. Visitors enjoy an unusually quiet moment in the normally bustling Asakusa Temple grounds. The sky has just cleared, and we can almost hear the geta crunching in the snow. Stylish design in mint condition.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban 38.5 x 26.3 cm
Publisher: Watanabe ShôzaburIo
Literature: Hotei #151; Narazaki 151. Shimada City Museum, Kawase Hasui, The landscape woodblock prints of the Taisho and Showa periods, 2005, p. 95, no. 61. Carolyn M. Putney, Fresh Impression: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo, 2013, p. 143, cat. no. 89.