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KAWASE HASUI Calendar 2019

01/11/2018 | news

KAWASE HASUI calendar 2019

New Acquisitions: OHARA KOSON

14/10/2018 | news

More birds & flower prints by OHARA KOSON were added to NEW ARRIVAL

New Arrival: OHARA KOSON

07/10/2018 | news

Birds, flowers, insects… Prints by Ohara Koson were added to New arrival.

New Acquisition: HIROSHIGE 100 views of Edo

04/09/2018 | news

Some Chirimen (creped) version of Hiroshige “100 views of Edo” were added to New Acquisitions

First state & Later state

04/08/2018 | news

HIROSHIGE: Hashiba Ferry and roof tile kilns at Sumida River, from Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred views of famous places of Edo), 1857

Left; First state / Right: Later state

Printer can print up to 2,000 copies. Earlier editions are called shozuri (first state). Such big differences. The first state on left is what Hiroshige meant to be. The later state on right is also quite good impression and condition, but first state is more crisp-clear, as if you are looking with well-focused eye glasses.


New Acquisition: KUNIYOSHI

30/06/2018 | news

KUNIYOSHI: Sakata Kintoki, Usui Sadamitsu, and Watanabe no Tsuna subdue monsters while playing go-game, triptych, 1861–Good impressions and condition, very slightly soiled, centerfold
37.8×25.9cm. each approx.

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New Acquisition: HOKUJU

12/04/2018 | news

HOKUJU: Toto Ochanomizu fukei (View of Ochanomizu, the easstern capital), first state, published by Eijudo, c.1801

New Acquisition

10/04/2018 | news

TOYOKUNI III: Beauty carrying a baby holding a sugoroku game and its wrapper, from Haru asobi musume nanakusa (Play of the New Year and seven girls as fresh as early spring greens), c.1844

The sugoroku game is signed Hiroshige ga.

New Acquisition

07/04/2018 | news

KAWASE HASUI: Akai yuhi (The red setting sun), 1937

Season of cherry blossom is about to end in Tokyo…

06/04/2018 | news


Hachiman Shrine, Ichigaya, from Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred views of famous places of Edo), 1858


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