Lake Kugushi in Wakasa Province by Kawase Hasui
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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Woodblock Prints Title: Lake Kugushi in Wakasa Province (Wakasa Kugushi-ko), from the series Souvenirs of Travel I (Tabi miyage dai isshû)
1st Publication: 1919-1920
Size: 14-1/4 x 9-1/2 + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: 1919-1920
Publisher: Wanatabe Shozaburo
Condition: A few spots of Foxing. Trimmed to the margins. Very good colors, although the yellow has some fading. Fair overall condition.
Notes: This print was made before the big Kanto Earthquake that destroyed the blocks and the unsold inventory. It has never been re-printed. With an increasing demand from collectors, and the lack of supply, these pre-earthquake prints are becoming more and more valuable.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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