Hasui, Kawase (1883 - 1957), "Winter Moon over Toyama Plain (First State)"
|Title||Winter Moon over Toyama Plain (First State)|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Edition||First; Doi Teiichi (Sadaichi) Seal|
|Publisher||Doi Teiichi (Sadaichi)|
|Reference No||Hotei #260|
|Size||15 -1/2 x 10 1/2 "|
|Condition||Mint, with superb colors.|
Notes: Near pristine; one of the best extant examples. RARE first state impression: Carver: Fujikawa. Printer: Goto. The first Hasui print published by Doi Teiichi (Sadaichi).
In this image, the bright moon is shining over Toyama plain on a cold winter night. The faint orange lights from houses in the distance are the only reminder of human existence in this barren landscape scene.
Provenance: Robert O. Muller Estate.