The Giant Lantern of Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

The Giant Lantern of Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

Shiro, Kasamatsu, 1898-1991

The Giant Lantern of Sensoji Temple, Asakusa
  • Date : 1934
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPKS04
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimension : 14 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Illustrated : 1936 Toledo pl. 173
  • 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 : $300


About The Artist

Shiro, Kasamatsu, 1898-1991

Born in Tokyo. Given name Shiro (with different characters). Studied Japanese-style painting with Kaburagi Kiyokata. Exhibited paintings in Bunten, Teiten, Tatsumi Gakai, and Kyodokai. Member of Seikinkai. Encouraged by Kaburagi Kiyokata he began designing woodblock prints for Watanabe Shozaburo in 1919. Published many prints with Watanabe in 1930s and Eight Views of Tokyo and bird and animal prints with Unsodo in 1950s. In later years carved and printed many of his own blocks but did not.....

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