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Snow at Hie Shrine_ Tokyo - Kawase  Hasui

Snow at Hinuma Swamp in Mito, 1947

Woodblock Print  
11 x 16 in

Description: Winter scene of a fisherman in a straw raincoat and hat walking along the edge of Hinuma Marsh as snow falls heavily, blanketing the trees and ground. His boat is moored near the shore among the reeds, the water a light gray green shaded with blue. The pine trees frame of view of the opposite shore in the distance, adding a sense of depth.

Issued: 1947

Edition: posthumous


Signed: in black within image

Sealed: in red 'sui'

Special Label: 7mm Watanabe Seal lower right

Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo