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Five Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3132T
Lot:
1453
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
Discovery - 3132T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Five Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Woodblock Prints, Japan, all except the last published by Watanabe, Honmonji Temple in Ikegami, 1931, with B seal (1927-1932); Horai Rocks on the Kiso River, 1928, with A seal (1924-1930); Dawn at Beppu, 1928, with C seal (1929-1942); Chuzenji Temple at Utagahama Beach, 1931, later edition with J-seal (1946-1957); and Fudo Temple in Meguro, Tokyo, 1931, no publisher's seal, all oban tate-e, sizes to 15 1/2 to 10 1/2 in.

Asian Art Online
Estimate $400-600

mostly severely toned, some with taping to reverses, Chuzenji with foxing, Kiso and Beppu with some tears to margins and numerous creases, some with taping residues, mostly with pinholes.


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Keywords

Tokyo, Japan, Hasui Kawase, Japanese printmakers, Kawase

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