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Kojaku Grotto at Oga Peninsula

Kojaku Grotto at Oga Peninsula
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Kojaku Grotto at Oga Peninsula
Series: Souvenirs of My Travels - 3rd series 旅みやげ第三集
Date 1st edition?1926
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 32445
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

"Kojaku Grotto at Oga Peninsula", an unusual Japanese woodblock print by Kawase Hasui from 1926! This is an original early edition print which bears the Watanabe "A" seal (1924-28) in the lower right margin. The print is in good condition overall with strong blue colors in the water. The red cliffs may be slightly faded. The print has some light staining and spotting in the margins. It is unmounted and is oban size, about 10 x 15 inches. It is from Hasui's 3rd Souvenirs of Travels series.

Artist Bio: 
川瀬 巴水。1883年(明治16年)5月18日 - 1957年(昭和32年)11月7 日)。大正・昭和期の浮世絵師、版画家。1918年 (大正7年)、風景画家として世に出る。以後、数多くの木版画を発表。 衰退した日本の浮世絵版画を復興すべく吉田博らとともに新しい浮世絵版画の叙情的世界に、自然に肉薄する近代人の視点を導入することにより、独自の世界を展開した。享年74歳。

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