Hasui Woodblock - Kumamoto Castle in Samidare
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 2000: item # 45878
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|Japanese woodblock print by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), titled Kumamoto Castle in Samidare. May Rain, 1948. Later printing by Watanabe Color Print Co. from the original blocks. Red Watanabe Heisei seal in margin, indicating that it was printed during the reign of Emperor Akihito (commencing in 1988). Illustrated at plate 494 in Kawase Hasui Mokuhanga-shu, Narazaki (ed.), 1979. Pristine condition, measuring 14 1/8 by 9 1/2 inches, plus full margins.|