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Hasui, Kawase (1883 - 1957), " Zojoji Temple, Shiba - 1934 Aiban Format"

arrow-left arrow right " Zojoji Temple, Shiba - 1934 Aiban Format" by Hasui, Kawase
Catalog ID A2351
Artist Kawase Hasui
Title Zojoji Temple, Shiba - 1934 Aiban Format
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Prints
Series Title Twenty Views of Tokyo
Edition First and only.
Date 1934
Publisher S. Watanabe
Reference No Uncatalogued variant state; Hotei #147
Size 13 x 9 " (Aiban format)
Condition Very fine, with superb colors.
Price $6800.00
Shipping (US) $59.00
Shipping (Non-US) $180.00

Notes: Included with the print, is the front and reverse covers of the Japan Today & Tomorrow magazine; along with the tissue overlay containing the print's title and short description.

A rare state of Hasui's Zojoji Temple, Shiba. This slightly smaller aiban size edition was only included in the 1934 issue of JAPAN TODAY & TOMORROW published by The Osaka Mainichi, 1934. 184 total pages. The example is still tipped to the original black matte, with tissue overlay stating: "The painting is by Hasui Kawase of the Kiyokata Kaburaki school. He is skilled in wood cuts and has specialized in that particular branch of art. Published by the Watanabe shop in Ginza, Tokyo."

Narazaki states that, "This is a masterpiece within Hasui's oeuvre, and no other by him received as much praise".