Hasui Kawase, "Amakusa, Honryo"
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Amakusa is located in Southwestern Japan in Kyushu south of Nagasaki. In this exquisitely colorful design in the most serene of settings, a woman and her children make their way home at sunset. Intricate detailing in this standout composition by Hasui. This scarce woodblock print comes from a later edition printing from the original woodblocks.
Published by Watanabe
Frame Shown: 16" x 24" x 1/2", Classic Wood, Ebony
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.