Superb Colors and Very Fine condition. Watanabe Square “B” Seal – First State! Full Margins – Overall size: 10 -1/4 x 15 -1/2. An outstanding example of this striking print, with superbly fresh, bright colors – far superior to the example shown in the Hotei catalog. Blind-stamped embossing outlining the pink clouds. Narazaki states that: The focus of this remarkable scene is the weathered, eccentrically shaped crags resembling reclining dragons, vermilion red in the setting sun. A windless evening, a still sea of clouds spans the breath of the composition. The Oga Peninsula extends west into the Sea of Japan and is part of Akita Prefecture. It is today a part of the Oga Quasi National Park. The item “FIRST STATE! 1926 Kawase Hasui Ryuga Original Japanese Woodblock Print Superb” is in sale since Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “sho88gun” and is located in Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan