Artist: Kawase Hasui
Title: Ikegami Honmonji (Honmonji Temple in Snow)
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JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY KAWASE HASUI. "The Temple at Ikegami in Tokyo" is a beautifully subtle color woodblock print of figures approaching the sacred place on a snowy evening. This print is by Kawase Hasui, a Japanese artist born 1883, died 1957. The image measures 14-3/8" x 9-1/2", on a sheet 15-3/8" x 10-3/8". It is matted with 2ply acid free board. Hasui's Japanese signature appears in the lower right. Watanabe publisher seal on the lower left. The title and "by Hasui" is written in English on the lower edge of the back of the print. It's in good condition, except for two small holes in the left margin.