Shiba Great Gate in Snow

Shiba Great Gate in Snow

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Shiba Great Gate in Snow
  • Edition : Heisei Edition
  • Date : 1936
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPKH84
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimension : 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 384
  • Comments : Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (beginning 1989), by the original publisher - Watanabe Color Print Co., from the original blocks. From the series, "One Hundred Views of New Tokyo". According to the Hasui Catalogue, only six designs were produced for this unfinished series.
    The Watanabe Color Print Co. expects to have this design ready for delivery by May, 2015; orders accepted for future delivery only, with a 50% deposit
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  • Price : $325


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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