Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Dated Showa 8 (1933), woodblock print, signed "Hasui" with red artist's seal at lower right corner, 6mm Watanabe seal in lower left corner, offered loose.
15.25 x 10.25 in.Private Collection, Raleigh, North Carolina
Hasui Kawase was one of the leaders of the Shin hanga
movement in Japan. He focused on making prints that illustrated the beauty of Japan's natural landscapes with special emphasis on seasonal color and light effects of sunrise, sunset, rain and snow. He received the high honor of being named "A Living National Treasure" in 1956 for his contributions to the arts.
Good impression and color; some discoloration to paper in top margin and in places on edges; a few spots of foxing visible on reverse of print.
$400 - 800