Hasui Kawase, "Snow at Mukojima"
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Located on the banks of the Sumida, Mukojima and its boat docks are shown at night during a snow storm. Hasui's snow designs are famous for its realism and striking details and this early-edition impression exemplifies his talent in capturing the cold beauty of a snowfall. An exceptional and rare copy of a masterful work by Hasui.
Published by Watanabe Shozaburo
Early, lifetime edition (6mm seal)
Condition: Excellent color and condition
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.