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Izu Dogashima

Izu Dogashima 伊豆堂ヶ島
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Izu Dogashima 伊豆堂ヶ島
Date of first edition?1937/4
Publisher (first edition)?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Medium (first edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (first edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 43236
Notes (first edition)?
Title Izu Dogashima
(First Edition printing)
Artist Hasui Kawase 1883-1957 Biography Short Biography
Signature Hasui
Seal sui
Dated 1937 April
Publisher Watanabe
Technique/Medium Woodblock print。
昭和12年(1937)、川瀬巴水 画、「伊豆 堂之島」
Description "Izu Dogashima". Do-ga-shima islands at Izu in a sunny day. The same design has a different color version showing the islands in the reddish sunset colors. These small coastal islands locate in the western side of Izu peninsular. Tourists can enjoy the boat trip to sail inside the big cave, aqua-diving in the day. The delicious fresh sea foods and hotsprings await them for the evening.

Format Oban yoko-e
Width 15.9 inches = 40.5 cm
Height 10.7 inches = 27.3 cm
Literature Brown, Kendall; Amy Reigle Newland, "Kawase Hasui; The Complete Woodblock Prints", Amsterdam, Hotei Publishing, KIT Publishers, 2003, ISBN: 9074822460, - pg.496, pl.405
Notes (this edition)?
The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Note that there may be some inaccuracies:

No red Hasui 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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