||Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
||"Yasugi Kiyomizu, Izumo"
("Izumo Yasugi Kiyomizu")
||1926 (Life-time edition. Known collected 1947-48.)
||Private placement, consignment. From the estate of Navy Hospital Corps
servicewoman Jessie Mikkelsen stationed in Tokyo 1948-49.
||"Selection of Series of Japan" (1922-26)
("Nihon Fukei Senshu")
(Not uncommon at Watanabe - but known collected 1948-49, Tokyo.)
||9 x 12 ("aiban")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky and foreground; light
"gauffrage" (embossing); extensive baren "sujizuri" (tracings) to sky;
highly detailed carving.
||Excellent. Fresh, bold colors. Very clean front and verso.
(Light toning; possibly some very slight wear.)
All prints from this 1948-49 collection have never been displayed -- stored flat past 71 years.
||A striking snow scene dating to 1926 and collected 1948-49.
A delightful Hasui design with distinctly visible "sujizuri"
tracings seen in entire sky area.
From a 1948-49 Tokyo Japan military collection.