Hasui Kawase, "Lake Kizaki, Shinshu"
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Lake Kizaki sits at the foot of the northern part of the Japanese Alps. Here, a small rural village on the lake's shore is shown on a rainy day with the dense clouds creeping over the mountain top. A lone figure is shown walking in the composition which is rich with soft green and blue colors. A later edition printed from the original woodblocks.
Published by Watanabe
Frame Shown: 16" x 24" x 1/2", Classic Wood, Clear 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.