Four Hasui Designs

Four Hasui Designs

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Four Hasui Designs
  • Edition : Heisei or Reiwa Edition
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPKHXX
  • Condition : As described on individual listings
  • Comments : Four posthumous edition designs, printed in the HeiseiĀ  or Reiwa Period, by the original publisher - Watanabe Color Print Co., from the original blocks, plus $118 for shipping ($10 applied at checkout)  
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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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