Shiro Kasamatsu, "Mount Fuji from Lake Ashinoko at Hanoke"
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This first-state 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.
Published by Watanabe Shozaburo
Condition: Excellent/fine color and condition
Frame Shown: 16" x 24" x 1/2", Classic Wood, Clear 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.