Kawase Hasui 1883 – 1957

Kawase worked almost exclusively on landscape and townscape prints based on sketches he made in Tokyo and during travels around Japan. However, his prints are not merely meishō (famous places) prints that are typical of earlier ukiyo-e masters such as Hiroshige and Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Kawase’s prints feature locales that are tranquil and obscure in urbanizing Japan.
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Rainy season at Ryoshimachi, Shinagawa

Year: 1931
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Size: Oban 25,4 x 38cm

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Rainy Night at Maekawa, Soshu

Series: Selection of Views of the Tokaido
Year: 1932
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Size: Oban 25,4 x 38cm

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Snowfall at Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto

Year: 1950
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Size: Oban 25,4 x 38cm

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Gingaku-ji Temple, Kyoto in Snow

Year: 1953
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Size: Oban 25,4 x 38cm

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Snow at Mukojima

Year: 1931
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Size: Oban 25,4 x 38cm

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