Hasui Kawase, "Myohon Temple, Kamakura"
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The Myohon Temple in Kamakura dates to the 13th century and was erected by disciples of Nichiren in the 13th century. In this composition, the viewer is looking out from the Temple to the gate welcoming visitors to the complex. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom. A first-edition impression.
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.