Hasui Kawase, "Saoshoin in Snow"
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Saoshoin Temple in Hirosaki is rendered during a snowstorm. Hasui employs his signature composition and colors to give this print a serene aura. Printed from the original woodblocks, this later edition print is now scarce.
Size: Oban (approx. 10” X 15”)
Published by Watanabe Shoichiro (Heisei edition)
Frame Shown: 16” x 24”, Modern Metal, 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.