Costume Doll

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Costume Doll
  • Artist : Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957
  • Series : Collection of Doll Pictures
  • Date : 1935
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 930042
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 9 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. Hd-1
  • Comments : From a collection of 24 images published Kato Junji in celebration of Children's Day; dimensions shown are for entire sheet; tipped to original presentation folder along top edge; photographed in folder
  • 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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