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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Five Color Woodblocks

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Five Color Woodblocks, Japan, Hakuho Castle at Iga-Ueno, 1951; Kongo Village in Ibaragi, 1954; Willow of Ferry Station at Yoshino River, 1950; At Inari Mountain in Nagano, 1947; and Evening at Nakoso, 1954, all published by Watanabe with seals, oban yoko-e except the last one, to 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.
Condition: Hakuho slightly toned, foxing along top margin; Kongo slightly toned, handwriting in pen on upper margin, glue mark on verso; Yoshino with a crease to right bottom corner; Inari with minor creases to corners, a handwriting in pen and a pinhole to top right.
(N 538, N 552, N 518, N 481, and N 555)
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Hakuho slightly toned, foxing along top margin; Kongo slightly toned, a pen handwriting on upper margin, glue mark on verso; Yoshino a crease to right bottom corner; Inari minor creases to corners, a pen handwriting and a pinhole to top right.


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.

Keywords

Hakuho Castle, Japan, Ferry Station, Yoshino River, Inari Mountain

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