Hasui, Kawase - Small format (1883 - 1957), "Seascape with Full Moon"
|Artist||Kawase - Small format Hasui|
|Title||Seascape with Full Moon|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Surimono Format|
|Reference No||Hotei: Hp-30a|
|Size||6 -1/4 x 4 -1/4 " (print); 8 x 5 -1/4 " (card)|
|Condition||Mint, with superb colors.|
Notes: Stamped on the reverse, "Made in Japan". Red "Hasui" seal in lower left corner. Still tipped to the original folder and never displayed. This is the variant state; at night with a full moon.
The Hasui 'postcard' prints were first marketed in the 1931 S. Watanabe sales catalog. Some of the designs are clearly derived from earlier oversized compositions, whereas others seem to have only been created specially as small format prints. (Hotei V.1 pg. 136)