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Notes (1st edition)KAWASE HASUI (1883-1957) Japan ITEM: Original wood block print depicting a rainy street scene. SIZE: Approximately 15 ?" x 10 ?" (oban tate). TITLE: "Rainy Night at Maekawa". SIGNATURE: Chop lower left. ì‰Æ ì£ ”b… ƒ^ƒCƒgƒ‹ ‘ŠB‘Oì‚̉J ‹Z–@ –ؔŠƒTƒCƒY ƒCƒ[ƒWƒTƒCƒYF35.2~24.5cm ”ÅŒ³ “n粖ؔŔüp‰æ•Ü
Publisher (this edition): Watanabe Shozaburo Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Shozaburo Watanabe
Date of this item: <=1957 <=1957 <=1957 >1989
Notes (this edition)
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
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KAWASE HASUI (1883-1957) Japan

ITEM: Original wood block print depicting a rainy street scene.
SIZE: Approximately 15 ?" x 10 ?" (oban tate).
TITLE: "Rainy Night at Mackawa".
SIGNATURE: Chop lower left.
CONDITION: The print appears to us to be in good + original condition. It has been in storage for many years. We believe that it has never been mounted.
OTHER: We purchased this print several years ago from an U.S. Civil Servant who acquired it 1955-57 while stationed in Japan.

JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY KAWASE HASUI TITLED RAIN AT MAEKAWA IN SHOSHU DISTRICT. THIS PRINT IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION AND FRESH COLORS,VERY GOOD IMPRESSION,COLOR GRADATION AND BLEEDTHROUGH. NEVER HAS BEEN FRAMED.OBAN SIZE APRX . 10.5 x15.5 INCHES. A LIFETIME EDTION PUBLISHED BY WATANABE SHOZABURO.

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THIS ONE OF THE GREAT HASUI'S WORKS. THE SIZE IS 10.5X18" WITH A 0.6cm WATANABESEAL WICH INDICATES ITS PRINT DATE IS AFTER THE WAR. THE WOODBLOCK IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION PENCIL SIGNED AND TITLED.

Tuesday, 2 May 2006

Beautiful vintage Japanese woodblock print ~ HASUI KAWASE ~ "Rain at Miekawa". Excellent condition, 6mm publishers seal. Size image 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" wide.
"RAINY NIGHT AT MAEKAWA" 1932

"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.
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