Hasui, Kawase (1883 - 1957), "Zojoji Temple, Shiba "
|Title||Zojoji Temple, Shiba|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Twenty Views of Tokyo|
|Edition||First State, Square "B" Seal|
|Reference No||Hotei #147|
|Size||15 x 10 -1/4 "|
|Condition||Fine, with superb colors. Restoration of handling creases in the margins.|
Notes: Restoration of handling creases in the margins. Early, S. Watanabe "B" square seal; in left margin. Narazaki states that, "This is a masterpiece within Hasui's oeuvre, and no other by him received as much praise".
Narazaki states, "The work illustrates the vermilion gate of the temple, large and angled, with a pine tree in the foreground. A woman walks during a blizzard, her umbrella partially shut against the storm. This is a masterpiece within Hasui's oeuvre, and no other by him received as much praise". - Hotei Vol. 1; pg. 74