Hasui, Kawase (1883 - 1957), "Dawn Snow at The Port of Ogi, Sado (Pre-Earthquake)"
|Title||Dawn Snow at The Port of Ogi, Sado (Pre-Earthquake)|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Souvenirs of Travel, II Series|
|Edition||First and only.|
|Publisher||S. Watanabe Color Print Co.|
|Reference No||Hotei #77|
|Size||10 -1/4 x 14 -3/4 "|
|Condition||Fine; trimmed into image and remargined.|
Notes: A superbly restored pre-quake design displaying fresh colors throughout. A wonderful entry point for an early Hasui snow scene. As stated, trimmed into image and remargined; which is reflected in the asking price.
Narazaki states that 'This is an addition to the six works illustrating Sado island [Hotei 65-70]. Like the work 'Snow at Hashidate', it stands out for its stage-like decorativeness'. - Hotei Vol. 1; pg. 63
Fresh to market. Part of a single-family collection, that was properly stored in California since the 1930s.