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Miganoshita. Hakone. c. 1920. Watercolor on paper. 11 3/4 x 9 1/2. Signed "Hosen" lower left. Good color and condition. $175.
Hakone, a world famous tourist resort, lies 60km west of Yokohama and comprises a part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. The greenery, mountain scenery, steaming hot springs and fresh air attract many visitors all year round.
Yuki no yougure. (Snow at Dusk). c. 1920. Watercolor on Japanese paper with a chrysanthemum watermark. 37 1/2 x 25 1/4. Original frame: 45 x 32. The shop on the right sells cigarettes. An extremely large and dramatic image in fine condition. Works by this short-lived artist are rare. Signed "E. Kato" lower right. $2,500.
Viewing snow at Mount Matchi. (Matsuchiyama no yukimi.) Twentierh-century watercolor on silk after the c.1784 woodblock. 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 (image and sheet). Signed "H[iroshi]. Torii Kiyonaga" lower right. A man and two women stand in the snow outside a shrine; one woman carries an offering. $650. A silver frame is available.
Spring: Iris and Tradescantia. c. 1973. Watercolor on Japanese mulberry paper. 17 7/8 x 12 1/2. Signed 'Ying' and sealed. $3,500.
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