Shiro Kasamatsu, "Mount Fuji from Lake Ashinoko at Hanoke"
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This early edition print by Shiro Kasamatsu shows Lake Ashinoko flanked by trees with Mount Fuji in the background. The lake is the symbol of Hakone in Japan.
Size: Oban (approx. 10” x 15”)
Published by Watanabe Shozaburo (Seal D Hotei)
Frame Shown: 16” x 24”, Modern Metal, Walnut
Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) began his artistic career during the shin-hanga period and would go on to produce some of Japan’s most recognizable woodblock prints. Starting in second-half of the 20th century, Shiro would go on to carve, print, and publish his own prints, making him an influential artist in the sosaku-hanga movement as well.