Kikoji Temple, Nara

Kikoji Temple, Nara

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Kikoji Temple, Nara
  • Date : 1950
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 260841
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 14 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 541
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.; early post-war seal; first state
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  • 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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