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