Hasui Kawase, "Snow at Hie"
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The Hie Shrine in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo is recognized for the tunnel of torii gates lining the stairs on the ascent to the complex. Here we see two visitors as they approach Hie on a snowy day.
Lifetime edition (6mm seal)
Publisher: S. Watanabe
Condition: Two small pinholes far left edge, light toning, otherwise excellent
Shown in Modern Metal, Walnut Frame
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.