Hasui Kawase, "Namari Spa, Iwate"
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A quiet scene showing a complex of houses in Namari, Iwate prefecture, the site of many onsens (hot springs). A first-edition impression that shows the printer's name, Ono Gintaro, inscribed in right margin.
Published by Watanabe Shozaburo
Condition: Fine color and condition
Frame Shown: 16" x 24" x 1/2", Classic Wood, Walnut
Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) is one of Japan's most important artists to emerge from the shin-hanga era. His prints are recognized throughout the world, with many of his woodblock prints elevating to icons of art and design.