|Notes (1st edition)|
|Publisher (this edition):||Watanabe Shozaburo||Watanabe Shozaburo||Watanabe||Watanabe||Watanabe||Watanabe||Watanabe||Watanabe||Watanabe||Watanabe Shozaburo|
|Date of this item:||>=1989||>=1989||>=1989||1930s||1931||1931||1931||1931|
|Notes (this edition)|
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
|Artist: Kawase Hasui
Medium: Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title: Selection of Views of the Tokaido
Publisher S. Watanabe
Reference No: Hotei #218a
Size: 15 -1/2 x 10 -1/2 "
Condition: Very fine, with superb colors.
Notes: As stated in Hotei Vol. 1, #218a (dark state), is not illustrated in the Hotei catalog. The production of the twenty-six Selection of views of the Tokaido spanned 1931 to 1947, the longest time required for any of Hasui's series. - Hotei Vol. 1
Provenance: The collection was initially purchased directly from S. Watanabe print shop in the mid-1940's and has always been properly stored away in a single collection. The majority of the works showcase rarely seen MINT colors; several far exceeding numerous examples seen in prior collections.
|川瀬巴水 「品川」 昭和６年 渡辺木版画舗 ● 木版画
大きさ(約)： 縦 ３９，２ｃｍ、 横 ２６，４ｃｍ
画像でわかる様に、焼けやシミ、色あせ等がありますが、折れや切れ、穴などの目立つ傷み はありません。 画像に写っている半紙に包まれていましたので、おまけとして、この紙も同梱します。 古い物ですので、多少の汚れ擦れなどの傷みがありますので、その点をご承知の上、 あとは画像を見て判断して下さい。 画像に写っている物が全てです。
|Rainy Season at Ryoshimachi, Shinegawa, 1931
Kawase Hasui (1883 ? 1957)
A wonderful scene of an afternoon rain at Ryoshimachi. The setting is perfect, the quaint bridge over the water, classic old houses in the town and two women conversing. The figures are highlighted with brighter colors in a classic Hasui touch- beautiful.
Signed- Kawase Hasui with red artist’s seal “sui”
Sealed- Publisher Watanabe, 7mm seal, later edition original, from original blocks
Image size- 9 ?” x 14 3/8” (oban tate-e)
Condition- Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins
|Artist, Kawase Hasui. "RAINEY SEASON AT RYOSHIMACHI." Shinagawa 1931. Later printing from the original blocks.Perfect condition. Size 14.25"X9.25".
||Kawase Hasui - "Shinagawa"
Dated Showa 6 (March) (1931)
Original atozuri wooblock print (later edition from original blocks) . Bearing the red Watanabe Heisei era seal in the margin. This indicates the print was created during the reign of the current Emperor Akihito, who ascended to the Throne in January 1989.
Oban size print on thick, modern washi.
Image size: 23.7cm (W) x 36.1cm (H)
|Fresh from a Florida estate we are listing a large collection of Japanese woodblock prints, including many modern and classic designs. This Kawase Hasui measures 15 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches. Published by Watanabe before WWII.||
Kawase- Rainy Season at Ryoshimachi, Shinegawa- 1.jpg is:
RAINY DAY AT SHINAGAWA , TOKYO
Genuine Japanese Woodblock Print. Oban size, Tate-e (vertically aligned print). Not one of the recent reprintings! The Watanabe Shozaburo round seal appears to be the 6mm size.
Kawase- Rainy Season at Ryoshimachi, Shinegawa- 2.jpg is:
KAWASE HASUI TITLED SHINAGAWA PUBLISHED 1933 NARAZAKI # 173 OBAN SIZE APRX.10x15.0 INCHES. SIGNED HASUI FOLLOWED BY RED SEAL SUI WATANABE 6MM CIRCULAR SEAL LOWER RIGHT.OTHER THAN PENCIL NOTATION IN THE LOWER VERSO STATING TITLE AND ARTIST NAME THIS PRINTIS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION AND COLOR.NO TAPE OR GLUE FRONT OR VERSO.
|Beautiful Japanese woodblock print. 10" X 15". Very good condition and signed by artist. This print has never been framed or displayed but kept enclosed in paper for years. I purchased this print from a very old estate.
first edition printing
Artist Hasui Kawase 1883-1957
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … (first edition printing)
Colors very good
Condition very good … light uneven toning, mounting residues on reverse upper margin, a pin hole on the upper left margin corner.
Description From the series, "Tokaido Fukei Senshu" (Collection of Views of Tokaido)."Shinagawa" A fishing village at Shinagawa on a stormy day. The white areas of the printing indicating the splushes of the heavy rain on the roofs and buildings. (Click on the large image twice to See the image shown in the reference book).
Note Watanabe copyright seal for (1927-32).
Format Oban tate-e
Width 10.4 inches = 26.5 cm
Height 15.6 inches = 39.5 cm