Artwork Details for Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) "Sengakuji Temple"

Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) - Sengakuji Temple - 泉岳寺

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Sengakuji Temple - 泉岳寺
by Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) - 川瀬巴水

Artist:Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) - 川瀬巴水
Title:Sengakuji Temple - 泉岳寺
Date:1931 (this artwork: Early post-war strike)
Publisher:Watanabe - 渡辺
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 24.0 x 36.2cm (image size)
Condition:Pristine. Verso is clean.
Price:$1300 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $35)
Artwork Code:12519-Kawase_Hasui
Notes:This is a lifetime strike. Watanabe 6mm round copyright seal in the bottom right corner (difficult to see).

Description: The Sengaku-ji Temple at night. The temple is famous for the grave yard of the 47 Ronin (a.k.a. Chushingura, Ako Gishi). Here, a woman is walking in the now quiet temple under the starry sky.

Literature: Brown, Kendall; Amy Reigle Newland, "Kawase Hasui; The Complete Woodblock Prints", Amsterdam, Hotei Publishing, KIT Publishers, 2003, ISBN: 9074822460, - Pg.397, pl.216
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