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Arakawa no Tsuki (Full Moon at Arakawa River)

Hasui Kawase


This print was first published in 1929. This is a later edition printed from original blocks by the original publisher. The 7 mm Watanabe seal is located near left edge of image (nearly impossible to see) and red "Heisei" seal in right margin. Lower left margin is title in Japanese and date "Showa 4 nen saku" (Printed 1929). Paper size is 10 and 3/8 inches wide by 15 and 1/2 inches tall. One of Hasui's best moonlight prints with masterful shading and flawless details. Very peaceful Japanese scene.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/8 inches wide by 15 and 1/2 inches tall
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Showa 4nen (1929); this is a later printing from original blocks.
Signed: Signed Hasui with red artist seal "sui"
Condition: Pristine condition, never framed and full margins. Very tiny ink smudge on the right margin.

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