Snow at Daichi

Snow at Daichi

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Snow at Daichi
  • Date : 1925
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : XHKS16
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the distributor
  • Dimension : 13 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 144
  • 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..

    This image is the first Hasui design not published by The Watanabe Color Print Co. 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 Snowy Night.

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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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