SOLD! for $1,920.00.
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- Low Estimate: $350.00
- High Estimate: $450.00
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Two (2) Hasui Kawase (Japanese, 1883-1957) shin hanga color woodblock prints, published by Wanatabe Shozaburo, Tokyo, circa 1946-1957. 1st item: Woodblock print titled "Ikegami Honmon-ji (Ikegami Honmonji Temple)" depicting a winter scene of two women, a child, and a monk walking away from the Buddhist temple of the Nichiren Shu south of Tokyo, erected where Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist priest and philosopher of the Kamakura period, is said to have died. Black Hasui signature with a red Kawase seal, lower right, black 6mm Watanabe seal, lower left, additional black character ink stamps, lower left and right of image. 2nd item: Woodblock print titled "Itsukushima no Yuki (Snow at Itsukushima)" depicting a winter scene of the torii at Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima). Black Hasui signature with a red Kawase seal and a black 6mm Watanabe seal, lower left, additional black character ink stamps, lower left of image. Both items hinged mounted to an off white mat. Images ranging in size from 9 5/8" H x 14 1/2" W to 14 1/2" H x 9 5/8" W. Sheets ranging in size from 10 3/4" H x 15 5/8" W to 15 5/8" H x 10 3/4" W. Mat: 19" H x 13 1/8" W. Condition: Both items in overall good condition with toning, unframed. 1st item: 1 3/4" tear, top right of sheet (does not affect image). 2nd item: Two small round holes, top left and right of sheet (does not affect image).