Skirt of Mt. Fuji

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Skirt of Mt. Fuji
  • Date : 1952
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 910416
  • Condition : Traces of residue at reverse top margin
  • Dimensions : 9 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 577
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co., design for February from a 1953 calendar commissioned by The Pacific Transport Lines in an edition of 500
  • 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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