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Snowstorm at Mukojima

Snowstorm at Mukojima Yuki no Mukojima
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Snowstorm at Mukojima Yuki no Mukojima
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1931
Date of this artwork?>=1989 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 30613
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Snowstorm at Mukojima, 1931
Kawase Hasui (1883 – 1957)

Snowstorm at Mukojima

In a soft color palette of blues, grays and black, this wonderful design is a true Hasui masterpiece. The design with heavily loaded freight sampans tied up for the evening, a pair of boats on the water with passengers. This print was included in the groundbreaking 1936 Shin-hanga show at the Toledo Museum of Art.

Signed- Kawase Hasui with red artist’s seal “sui”
Sealed- Publisher Watanabe, 7mm seal, later edition original, from original blocks
Image size- 9 ½” x 14 3/8” (oban tate-e)
Condition- Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margin

Artist Bio: 
川瀬 巴水。1883年(明治16年)5月18日 - 1957年(昭和32年)11月7 日)。大正・昭和期の浮世絵師、版画家。1918年 (大正7年)、風景画家として世に出る。以後、数多くの木版画を発表。 衰退した日本の浮世絵版画を復興すべく吉田博らとともに新しい浮世絵版画の叙情的世界に、自然に肉薄する近代人の視点を導入することにより、独自の世界を展開した。享年74歳。

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