The port of Ebisu, Sado<br>Sado Ebisu minato

Kawase Hasui
1883 - 1957
The port of Ebisu, Sado
Sado Ebisu minato
Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Ōban yoko-e, 262 x 369 mm

Signed: Hasui, red seal Kawase
Publisher: Watanabe Shōzaburō with 6 mm Watanabe round seal on the right bottom (seal A) (N 78)

Series: Souvenirs of travel, second series - Tabi miyage dai nishu, December 1921

Fine impression, with well-preserved colours, in fine condition. The print is of great rarity, like all the works by Hasui before the earthquake of 1923, which destroyed all the woodblocks made before that date.

Kendal H. Brown, Watanabe Shōichirō, Amy Reigle Newland: Kawase Hasui, The complete woodblock prints, Leiden-Boston, 2008, n. 78, ill. pag. 318.
A.V.: Visions of Japan: Kawase Hasui’s masterpieces, Hotei Publishing, Leiden – Boston, 2008, n. 16, pag. 52