Wonderful woodblock print "Shiba Daimon" (The Great Gate at Shiba) is by Hasui Kawase (1883-1957). Excellent shading throughout with light embossing. First printed in 1926, originally by Isetasu publisher; this is a later printing by Shobisha from original blocks. Shobisha obtained the original blocks in about 1950 from Isetasu. Signed Hasui with red artist seal "sui" on the lower right corner of the image. The left margin contains title "Shiba Daimon" and "Taisho 15 nen saku"(printed in 1926) in Japanese. Finely carved details and excellent colors. Please see the pictures.
Paper size: 10 and 1/2 inches by 15 inches (26.5 x 38.2 cm)
Image size: 8 and 3/4 inches by 13 and 1/8 inches (22.2 x 33.2 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Taisho 15 nen saku (printed in 1926); this is a later printing from original blocks.
Signed: Signed Hasui with red artist seal "sui"
Condition: Pristine condition.
Flat shipping rate (USPS Priority mail with full insurance) $28.00