HASUI KAWASE, Dusk at Ushibori, Ushibori no yūgure, Twilight at Ushibori, 1930

HASUI KAWASE, Dusk at Ushibori, Ushibori no yūgure, Twilight at Ushibori, 1930

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Technique: nishikie, color woodcut, Shin Hanga , 

Hasui signed, red seal of the artist "Kawase". 

Format: oban (mm.379x262)

Publisher: Originally published by Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-30), this edition was published by Shobisha (who purchased the wooden blocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).

Wonderful test with excellent colors. Imprinted on Japan paper from the original woods between 1980 and 1990. In perfect condition, with excellent margins all around beyond the marginal line. Superbly executed " bokashi " shading throughout.

Bibliography: Kendall H. Brown, Amy Regime Newland, Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints, Hotei, 2003, n.212.

Kendall H. Brown, Visions Of Japan: Kawase Hasui's Masterpieces , Hotei, 2004, n.38  p.74.