Cloudy Day in Mizuki, Ibaraki Prefecture

Cloudy Day in Mizuki, Ibaraki Prefecture

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Cloudy Day in Mizuki, Ibaraki Prefecture
  • Date : 1946
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 280347
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 9 5/8 x 13 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 486
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.; round Watanabe seal; first state printing; color variant with bluer sky and water, grey (not brown) path to water and green ( not grey) pile of logs, trees and tarp on left
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  • Price : $1,500


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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