A Handball
Kawase Hasui Catalogue

A Handball - Kawase Hasui Catalogue woodblock print
Artist
Kawase Hasui 川瀬巴水
English title
A Handball
Japanese title
手まり
Series
Twelve Subjects of Children 子供十二題
Date
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Paper size (h × w)
Oban 大判
40.0 × 26.8 cm
Image size (h × w)
36.3 × 24.0 cm
First edition seal
'B' seal
Edition size
Open
Post-war printed
Yes
Posthumously printed
No
Publisher
Watanabe Shozaburo 渡邊庄三郎
Carver
Printer
Subjects
Portraits and Large Figures
Children and Toys
Remarks
The young girl was Takashiro Junko 高城純子 (see image below with Hasui).
Note there is a faint test seal on lower left image. Most early prints have 'D' seal suggesting, like its pair print, that this print was delayed in publishing, not earlier than 1934.
Catalogue number
KH323
Supplementary images