Snow at Ueno Toshogu Shrine

Snow at Ueno Toshogu Shrine

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Snow at Ueno Toshogu Shrine
  • Date : 1929
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : XHKS03
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the distributor
  • Dimension : 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 183
  • Comments : Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (beginning 1989), by Shobisha, from the original blocks. This design was originally published by Kawaguchi and Sakai; Shobisha acquired the blocks in the 1950s
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  • Price : $375


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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