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Rainy Night at Maekawa

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Rainy Night at Maekawa 相州前川の雨
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Rainy Night at Maekawa 相州前川の雨
Date 1st edition?1932/2
Date of this artwork?>1989 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 30369
Notes (1st edition)?KAWASE HASUI (1883-1957) Japan

ITEM: Original wood block print depicting a rainy street scene.
SIZE: Approximately 15 ¼" x 10 ½" (oban tate).
TITLE: "Rainy Night at Maekawa".
SIGNATURE: Chop lower left.

作家 川瀬 巴水
タイトル 相州前川の雨
技法 木版
サイズ イメージサイズ:35.2×24.5cm
版元 渡邊木版美術画舗
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:


"Selections of Views of the Tokaido" (Tokaido fukei senshu) 1932
Later edition ORIGINAL

Image size 14.25" x 10"

Condition "Pristine"-never laid down-full margins-no tears, no folds, no creases, no foxing, no stains-PERFECT! Good bleedthrough on verso (see scan).

Complete with HASUI signature and Sui (see scan) and authenticated by Watanabe seal.

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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