1923, pre-earthquake print
aiban, about 10" x 13"
Selection of Scenes of Japan
This is a very rare Hasui print published directly before the Great Kanto Earthquake in September 1923. The printing blocks for Hasui's pre-earthquake designs were destroyed in the resulting fires and were never reprinted.
excellent vibrant color, light toning on verso, numbered with original limited edition seal #18/300 on back; this print was stored inside the original folder and has never been displayed.