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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Snow at Zojoji Temple, Shiba

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Snow at Zojoji Temple, Shiba, Japan, 1925, color woodblock print, published by Watanabe, later edition, from the series Twenty Views of Tokyo, signed with seal, titled and dated on left margin, publisher's C-seal (1929-1942) on right, oban tate-e, 15 3/8 x 10 3/8 in.
(N 147)
Condition: Lightly toned, three-quarter-inch line printed on the left side of the steps, paper remnants adhered to reverse, inscribed in pencil on reverse, reverse lightly taped to mat.

Note: Print is dated 1925 in the left margin, but the cartouche in the right margin dates are 1929-1942.

Provenance: Purchased in 1981 from Kabutoya Galleries, Tokyo, Japan.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Lightly toned, a three-quarter inch line printed on the left side of the steps, paper remnants adhered to reverse, inscribed in pencil on reverse, reverse lightly taped to mat.


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Japan, Tokyo, Zojoji Temple

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