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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Four Color Woodblocks

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Four Color Woodblocks, Japan, At Kazusa in Hizen, 1922, signed with seal, a limited edition seal "8/300" on verso, aiban yoko-e; Rain at the Lake Side, Matsue, 1932, reprint, yoko-e; Lake Kizaki in Shinshu, 1941, reprint, yoko-e; and Jogakura in Mt. Hakkoda, 1935, reprint, tate-e, all published by Watanabe, oban except the first, to 10 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.
Condition: Kazusa with a printing defect to bottom left corner; Matsue with glue stains on verso, mild buckling, handwriting in pen at top right; Kizaki with a pinhole to top right corner; Jogakura slightly toned, handwriting in pen to top right, slightly out of register.
(N 85, N 333, N 367, and H 310)

Estimate $2,000-3,000

Kazusa a printing defect to bottom left corner; Matsue glue stains on verso, mild buckling, a pen handwriting on top right; Kizaki a pinhole to top right corner; Jogakura slightly toned, a pen handwriting to top right, slightly out of register.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Japan, Lake Kizaki, Mt. Hakkoda, printing defect

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