Spring Rain at Sakurada Gate. Tokyo

Spring Rain at Sakurada Gate.  Tokyo

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Spring Rain at Sakurada Gate. Tokyo
  • Edition : Heisei Edition
  • Date : 1952
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPKH34
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimension : 9 1/2 x 14 1/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 572
  • Comments : Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (beginning 1989), by the original publisher - Watanabe Color Print Co., from the original blocks
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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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