Kishi, Nishizu

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Kishi, Nishizu
  • Artist : Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957
  • Date : 1937
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : SWH005
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimensions : 15 3/8 x 11 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 407
  • Comments : Posthumous printing, by the original publisher, The Watanabe Color Print Co., from recut blocks          
  • Price : $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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