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Futatsudo, Nikko

Futatsudo, Nikko 日光二ツ堂
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Futatsudo, Nikko 日光二ツ堂
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: 43347
Notes (1st edition)?Title Futatsudo Hall
provenance: Robert O. Muller estate
Artist Hasui Kawase 1883-1957
Signature 'Hasui'.
Seal Artist's seal ('sui').
Dated 1929.
Publisher Sakai - Kawaguchi.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Description "Nikko, Futatsu-do". Cold rain is falling on the Futatsu-do hall in Nikko.
Hasui made only sixteen prints for the publisher Kawaguchi and Sakai. These handful works were considered among his finest works.

Carver Maeda, Printer Komatsu.
Width Item 11.0 inches = 28.0 cm
Height Item 17.3 inches = 44.0 cm
Width Image 9.4 inches = 24.0 cm
Height Image 14.2 inches = 36.0 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:

川瀬巴水 初期摺り S4 日光二ツ堂 酒井・川口合版 検)

◎商品(新版画)は昭和4年初期摺りのものです。版元は『酒井川口合版』です。後摺りも出てますが後摺りではありません。◎彫工 前田 摺工 小松 です。 画面では分かりづらいのですが『雨』が降っています。裏面に 『MADE IN JAPAN』 と 『KAWAGUCHI』 のスタンプが押されています。◎版画サイズ(画面);36.5×24.1cm◎すれ、折れ、焼け等は特にみられません。状態はよいと思います。

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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