Hasui, Kawase (1883 - 1957), "Evening Rain in Kawarago"
|Title||Evening Rain in Kawarago|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Edition||S. Watanabe Seal|
|Reference No||Hotei #504 (full page)|
|Size||15 -1/2 x 10 -1/4 "|
|Condition||Mint, with superb colors.|
Notes: One of the artist's most admired rain scenes from the 1940's. Displays stronger colors then the example in Hotei, including additional orange hues in the windows. S. Watanabe red circular seal; lower right corner. Stored since original purchase from S. Watanabe print shop. Never framed or displayed.
Provenance: The collection was initially purchased directly from S. Watanabe print shop in the mid-1940's and has always been properly stored away in a single collection. The majority of the works showcase rarely seen MINT colors; several far exceeding numerous examples seen in prior collections.