Hasui, Kawase (1883 - 1957), "Evening Shower, Teradomari (Pre-Earthquake)"
|Title||Evening Shower, Teradomari (Pre-Earthquake)|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Souvenirs of Travel, Second Series|
|Edition||First and only.|
|Date||August 27th, 1921|
|Publisher||S. Watanabe Color Print Co.|
|Reference No||Hotei #72|
|Size||15 -1/4 x 10 -1/2 "|
Notes: Upper left margin states: 'KERMIT ROOSEVELT (businessman) a gift from Kawase Hasui. Year: 1923, Jan.' Artist's red circular chop.
Kermit Roosevelt MC was an American businessman, soldier, explorer, and writer. The son of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, Kermit graduated from Harvard College, served in both World Wars, and explored two continents with his father.
Teradomari is located in Niigata Prefecture. A man in a straw raincoat makes his way through a deserted street during a downpour.
ONE OF HASUI'S MOST DRAMATIC, PRE-EARTHQUAKE NIGHT SCENES.