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Tagonoura no Yuu (Mt. Fuji seen from Tagonoura, Evening)

Hasui Kawase


Lifetime print by Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957). Title is "Tagonoura no yuu" (Mt. Fuji seen from Tagonoura, Evening). From the series, "Tokaido Fukei Senshu" (Selection of Views of the Tokaido). Lifetime later printing probably in 1946 - 1950s. Left margin has title "Tagonoura no yuu" and showa 15 nen saku" (Printed 1940). Watanabe 6 mm (1946-1957 ) Round copyright seal in lower left corner of image. Very beautiful "bokashi" shading and slightly embossed. Please see very highly detailed carving. Very peaceful and classic Hasui scene.
Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 inches wide by 15 and 5/8 inches tall
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Showa 15 nen (1940)
Signed: Signed Hasui with red artist seal "sui"
Condition: Very good condition for it's age. Two drying hole on the left margin. Slightly toned from it's age. Tape residues at the corner of verso. A pinpoint brown spot on the lower part of mountain from it's age which is almost not noticeable.