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Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Selection of Views of the Tokaido: Bishu Seto Kilns
(Tokaido fukei senshu: Bishu Seto)

signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, publisher's (Hotei 'D') seal on the lower right margin, Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (Copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), the title on the left margin followed by the date, Showa Kyunen sangatsu saku (Showa 9 (1934), 3rd month), followed by carver's seal Hori Tadasu (Watanabe Tadasu)
oban tate-e 15 3/4 by 10 3/8 in., 40 by 26.5 cm
According to Narazaki, Watanabe Tadasu (the son of the publisher Watanabe Shozaburo) oversaw the cutting of the blocks for this print.
References:
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 70, pl. 192
Kendall Brown, Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints, 2003, Vol. I, p. 85; Vol. II, p. 403, no. 228

price: $ 3,200