Bamboo Forest, Tama River

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Bamboo Forest, Tama River
  • Artist : Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957
  • Date : 1952
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG18200
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 579
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co. as one of 12 images commissioned for the Pacific Transport Lines' 1953 Calendar, of which there were 500 copies made for distribution in the US
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Born in Toyko. Given name Bunjiro. Studied as a boy with Aoyagi Bokusen and Araki Kan'yu and as an adult with Okada Saburosuke and Kaburagi Kiyokata. Exhibited Japanese-style paintings with Ugokai and Kyodokai. Inspired by Ito Shinsui's Eight Views of Lake Biwa, which he saw at a Kyodokai exhibition. Sought affiliation with Watanabe Shozaburo by preparing sketches for prints resulting in initial prints of 4 scenes of Shiobara Hot Springs in 1918 and ultimately a lifetime of collaboration. W.....

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