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Zojoji Temple in Snow

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Zojoji Temple in Snow
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Zojoji Temple in Snow
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1929
Publisher 1st edition?Sakai and Kawaguchi 酒井川口
Publisher (this edition)?Sakai and Kawaguchi 酒井川口
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 30321
Notes (1st edition)?川瀬巴水木版画 
雪の増上寺 
昭和四年 
限定 100 と 350 
酒井川口合版

Title Zojoji Temple in Snow

Artist Hasui Kawase 1883-1957
Signature "Hasui".
Seal Artist's seal ("Sui").
Dated 1929.
Publisher Sakai-Kawaguchi.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.

Edition Sizes: 100, 350, and open

Description A snowy night at Zojo-ji Temple.
Note Carver Maeda, printer Komatsu. Sometimes has a "Made in Japan" stamp on the verso.

Format Oban yoko-e
Width Item 17.3 inches = 44.0 cm
Height Item 11.2 inches = 28.5 cm
Width Image 14.4 inches = 36.5 cm
Height Image 9.4 inches = 24.0 cm
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:


Title Zojoji Temple in Snow
rare - first & llimited edition - provenance: Robert O. Muller estate
Artist Hasui Kawase 1883-1957
Signature Hasui
Seal sui
Dated 1929
Publisher Sakai-Kawaguchi
Medium/Technique Woodblock print
Impression excellent … (first edition printing)
Colors excellent
Condition very good … slight toning, some red ink bleeding, red seal on the back slightly visible from the front on the lower left. (Edition number in Japanese pasted on the back).
Edition Size 100
Numbered 47 / 100
Description Snowy night at Zojo-ji Temple. (To see the backside of this print, please click on the image to the last enlargement.)
Note Carver Maeda, printer Komatsu. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso. Provenance: Robert O. Muller estate.
Format Oban yoko-e
Width Item 17.3 inches = 44.0 cm
Height Item 11.2 inches = 28.5 cm
Width Image 14.4 inches = 36.5 cm
Height Image 9.4 inches = 24.0 cm

Artist Bio: 
川瀬 巴水。1883年(明治16年)5月18日 - 1957年(昭和32年)11月7 日)。大正・昭和期の浮世絵師、版画家。1918年 (大正7年)、風景画家として世に出る。以後、数多くの木版画を発表。 衰退した日本の浮世絵版画を復興すべく吉田博らとともに新しい浮世絵版画の叙情的世界に、自然に肉薄する近代人の視点を導入することにより、独自の世界を展開した。享年74歳。

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