Wisteria Blossoms at Kameido Shrine, Tokyo

Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957

Wisteria Blossoms at Kameido Shrine, Tokyo
  • Series : Shinto and its Architecture
  • Date : 1936
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 934047
  • Condition : Toning on reverse
  • Dimensions : 6 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Hasui, pl. Hb-s3
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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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