Shiro Kasamatsu, "Yumoto Hot Spring"
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An exceptionally printed design showing a woman walking at dusk on a street in Yumoto hot spring area. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom and note the small puddles from a fresh rain still on the ground. A beautiful first-state printing by on e of the twentieth century's most celebrated woodblock print artists from Japan.
Size: Oban (approx. 10” x 15”)
Published by Unsodo
Frame Shown: 16” x 24”, Ebony 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.