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Muroto Peninsula, Tosa

Muroto Peninsula, Tosa
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Muroto Peninsula, Tosa
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1930 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?1930s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Bijutsusha 美術社
Publisher (this edition)?Bijutsusha 美術社
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 34307
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:

This is an genuine original Japanese woodblock print by great shin-hanga artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) titled "Muroto Peninsula, Tosa (Tosa Muroto Zaki) ". It’s extremely rare print, published by Bijutsusha Publishers in Tokyo between 1928-1936. Some prints by Hasui offered now on ebay are later editions of much less quality (sometimes from recarved blocks). This one is the first prewar edition published by Bijutsusha, and bears appropriate publishers seal on the bottom of right margin . Extremely rare preware edition (the later reprints don’t have publishers seal on the margin). Great impression, good color and registration. Signed by artist Hasui, has seal “Sui” in the image and titled in kanji at the right margin. Print has clean backside, just small residues of paper tape on top margin (see the pictures). Oban size 15 1/4" x 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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