Lingering Snow at Sanno

Lingering Snow at Sanno

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Lingering Snow at Sanno
  • Date : 1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : XHKS18
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the distributor
  • Dimension : 13 1/8 x 8 3/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 168
  • Comments : Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (beginning 1989), by Shobisha, from the original blocks. This design was originally published by Isetatsu; Shobisha acquired the blocks in the 1950s.

    Between February 1925 and September 1927, the Tokyo publisher Isetatsu issued 5 pairs of Hasu and Shinsui designs; this image was paired with Shinsui's It Looks Like Snow.

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  • Price : $350


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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