'Evening in Soemoncho Town, Osaka' from the series Collected Views of Japan II, Kansai Edition

This lovely woodblock print depicts an evening scene of visitors to Soemoncho Town, with a serene calmness, and lantern lights lighting the visitors' way.  Hasui first produced this print in 1933.  This later edition dates to the 1940s, in his lifetime.   It bears Hasui's cipher, along with its title and date, published by Watanabe Publishers.  The print measures 15" x 9.75", and the frame measures 20" x 14".  P55834      

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 'Evening in Soemoncho Town, Osaka'