Lot 199
Hasui Kawase (Japanese, 1883-1957), A Corridor at Miyajima
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Dated Showa 24 (1949), woodblock print, signed "Hasui" with red artist's seal at lower right corner, 6mm Watanabe seal in lower left corner, framed with mat, not examined outside of the frame.

DOA 14 x 18.5 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.

Fading to color, especially red tones.

$300 - 500