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Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Yakushi Temple, Nara
(Nara Yakushiji)

signed Hasui with artist's seal Kawase, with title on left margin, Nara Yakushiji, followed by the date, Showa nijurokunen saku (Showa 26 [1951]), and with publisher's round seal, Watanabe, 1951
oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 39 by 26.5 cm
In comparison with other impressions of this composition, the red pigment used on this print is a more traditional iron red, in contrast to the bright cherry red used on the prints illustrated in Narazaki and Brown.
Published:
Andreas Marks, Japan Journeys: Famous Woodblock Prints of Cultural Sights in Japan, 2015, p. 147
References:
Narazaki Muneshige, Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shu, 1979, p. 158, no. 531
Kendall Brown, Kawase Hasui: The Complete Woodblock Prints, 2003, p. 576, no. 559
price: $ 3,200