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Night Scene at Sakurada Gate, Tokyo- V1

Night Scene at Sakurada Gate, Tokyo- V1
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Night Scene at Sakurada Gate, Tokyo- V1
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1928
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 32882
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:

Offered here is a cool Japanese woodblock print of a Night scene by Kawase Hasui and published by Watanabe c. 1945-50. This print is commonly called "Night Scene at Sakurada Gate, Tokyo" and was originally published in 1928, however this print bears the watanabe circular 6mm seal in the bottom left corner of the image. The colors are strong and deep blue with careful shading in the stone blocks and hint of the sunset glow in between the trees. The gate's reflection in the water is also beautifully rendered. It is in Excellent condition with No problem whatsoever! It measures 15 1/4" by 10 1/4".

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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