Cormorant Fishing on Nagara River
Kawase Hasui Catalogue

Cormorant Fishing on Nagara River - Kawase Hasui Catalogue woodblock print
Artist
Kawase Hasui 川瀬巴水
English title
Cormorant Fishing on Nagara River
Japanese title
鵜飼 (長良川)
Series
Date
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Paper size (h × w)
Oban 大判
26.7 × 39.2 cm
Image size (h × w)
24.0 × 36.4 cm
First edition seal
Round seal
Edition size
350
Post-war printed
Yes
Posthumously printed
Yes
Publisher
Osaka Mainichi 大阪毎日
Carver
Hirakawa Seizo 平川清藏 (1895-1964)
Printer
Horikawa Shozaburo 堀川昭三郎 (1938- )
Subjects
Nighttime
Canals, Creeks and Rivers
Remarks
Probably first printed in 1979, commissioned by Osaka Mainichi for the Narazaki catalogue raisonne. Even though must be carved before 1964 there is no evidence of print being published earlier. The Watanabe family seal is copyright to Watanabe Tadasu.
Catalogue number
KH652
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