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The Beach at Kaiganji in Sanuki Province (Sanuki Kaiganji no hama), from the series Collected Views of Japan II, Kansai Edition (Nihon fûkei shû II Kansai hen)

Date 1934 (Shôwa 9)
Technique Woodblock Print
Price $4,700.00
Exhibitor Keith Sheridan LLC
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Signed Hasui with the artist’s seal Kawase, lower left.


Horizontal Oban; 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches (238 x 362 mm); sheet size approximately 10 5/16 x 15 1/2  inches ( 262 x 394 mm).


A very fine, atmospheric impression, with fresh colors; the full sheet, in excellent condition. Published by Watanabe Shozaburo with the Watanabe E seal indicating an early impression printed between 1931-1941. Faint Made in Japan stamp in the bottom center margin, verso.


Collections: Art Institute of Chicago; Austrian Museum of Applied Arts; Honolulu Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; University of Wisconsin-Madison.


ABOUT THE ARTIST

Hasui Kawase (1883–1957) remains the most celebrated Japanese print designer of the shin-hanga ('new prints') movement. In 1956, he was named a Living National Treasure in Japan.