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Teranohama, Sanuki Coast from the series Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II, Kansai edition


Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Teranohama, Sanuki Coast

from the series

Collection of Scenic Viewes of Japan II, Kansai edition

by Kawase Hasui, originally 1934

IHL Cat. #21

About This Print

Catalogue Raisonné Entry

Source: Kawase Hasui; TheComplete Woodblock Prints, Kendall Brown, Amy Reigle Newland, Amsterdam, Hotei Publishing, KITPublishers, 2003, p. 100.
Narazaki1 tells us that “The pines along the coast of the Inland seastand out for their forms, which have been shaped by the strong seawinds.  A daring composition.”  Sanuki province corresponds topresent-day Kagawa prefecture. 

1 Narazaki Muneshige, Hasui's biographer and compiler of the artist's first catalogue raisoneeé Kawase Hasui mokuhanga shuMainichi Shinbun, Tokyo, 1979. 

Sanuki province corresponds to present-day Kagawa prefecture.  Kagawaprefecture lies along the Seto
Inland Sea.  The Seto Inland Sea isbeautiful place with reputation of "white beach with green pineforest", and occupies the great position as recreation places in Japan.

Catalogue Raisonné
image and entry
  326 Teranohama, Sanuki Coast
Series: Collection of scenic views of Japan II, Kansai edition
(Nihon fukei shi II Kansai hen, Sanuki kaigan Teranohama)
  Work of May 1934
Hasui signature with Kawase Seal
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo (Seal D)

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #21
 Title Teranohama, Sanuki Coast
  讃岐海岸寺の浜 Sanuki Kaiganji no hama
 Series Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II, Kansai edition
 日本風景集 関西篇 Nihon fūkei shū II Kansai hen
 Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Hasui 巴水
 Seal Kawase seal (see above)
 Publication Date May 1934 date of original publication
 Edition Later edition with publishers 6mm round, "A"-type seal, lower right corner. (For a full discussion of Watanabe publisher sealssee "Watanabe Publisher Marks, Seals and Editions")
Watanabe Shōzaburō
Watanabe "A"-type seal (in use from approximately 1918-1924 and 1945-1957)
reading (in Katakana):  
ワタナベ Watanabe Shōzaburō
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent - light overall toning
 Genre shin hanga (new prints)
 Format ōban tate-e
 H x W Paper 10 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. (26.4 x 39.1 cm)
 H x W Image 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (23.8 x 36.2 cm)
 Collections This Print Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art M.73.37.97 (6mm type "A" seal visible lower right corner; print is titled by Museum as Beach of Kaigan Dera, Sanuki,); Museum of Fine Arts,Boston 50.669 ("E" type seal); The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo P00138-041(unspecifiededition with no visible seal; print is titled by Museum as Tranohama Beach, Sanuki); MAK Vienna: Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art K.I. 13612-004; Honolulu Academy of Arts 19207 ("E" type seal)
 Reference Literature CatalogueRaisonné: Kawase Hasui; TheComplete Woodblock Prints, Kendall Brown, Amy Reigle Newland, Hotei Publishing, KITPublishers, 2003, p. 100, pl. 326; Kawase Hasui and His Contemporaries: The Shin Hanga (NewPrint) Movement in Landscape Art, Irwin J.Patcher, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse,1986, p. 70, pl. 77.
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