Hasui 巴水: Moon Over Kiyosumi Garden 月の清澄園 (Sold)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui 巴水 (1883-1957)
Title: Moon Over Kiyosumi Garden 月の清澄園
Date: 1938

Soft evening scene of the pond at Kiyosumi Garden in Tokyo. We feel rather than see the moon, and the focus is on a stone lantern, with carefully groomed pine trees behind. With the Watanabe seal used between 1931 and 1941, lower right.  First edition.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban (38.6 x 26.3 cm)
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: Narazaki #299; Hotei #424. See Art Institute of Chicago, VMFA collections online. 
Signature: Hasui