The Miyajima Shrine in Snow, mounted on Japan Travel Poster

The Miyajima Shrine in Snow, mounted on Japan Travel Poster

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

The Miyajima Shrine in Snow, mounted on Japan Travel Poster
  • Date : c. 1935
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 910161
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. 122
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.; commissioned by the Tourist Bureau of the Japan Railway Ministry; extremely rare to find with the original poster; dimensions shown are for the print
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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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