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Asia Week New York 2022:
Egenolf Gallery

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957): Ishizue, Niigata
chûban 26.5 x 18.2 cm

Evocative evening scene of a lone figure who walks by a riverbank at dusk. We see a yellow moon rising in the far horizon; its reflection glimmers in the water, below. Willows line the riverbank (perhaps the Shinano River), and a parked cart and small empty boat also add to the solitary feeling. Hasui did not produce many chuban works.