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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Four Woodblock Prints

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2762B
Lot:
131
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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 Woodblock Prints, Japan, Moon at Nakajima, Sapporo, 1933, posthumous edition; Moon over Umagome, 1930, no publisher's seal; Moon over Arakawa River, Akabane, 1929, reprint; and Kiyosumi Garden in the Moonlight, 1938, later edition, all published by Watanabe, oban tate-e, to 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.
Condition: Nakajima with a crease to a corner, white remover marks to bottom margin, handwriting in pen to top right margin; Umagome with a crease, water damage, slightly out of register, white remover marks to bottom margin, handwriting in pen on margin, a pinhole to upper left corner, stains from gluing on verso; Arakawa with repair to a bottom right, a pinhole to upper left, discoloration, stains from gluing on verso; Kiyosumi with a pinhole to upper left, slightly out of register.
(N 202, N 169, N 162, and N 361)
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Nakajima a crease to a corner, white remover marks to bottom margin, a pen handwriting to top right margin; Umagome a crease, water damage, slightly out of register, white remover marks to bottom margin, a pen handwriting on margin, a pinhole to upper left corner, stains from gluing on verso; Arakawa repair to a bottom right, a pinhole to upper left, discoloration, stains from gluing on verso; Kiyosumi a pinhole to upper left, 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, Sapporo, Arakawa River

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