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Zojoji Temple in Snow

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Zojoji Temple in Snow
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Zojoji Temple in Snow
Series: 20 Views of Tokyo
Date 1st edition?1922
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 item code: 42111
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this item. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Artist


Kawase Hasui (1883 -1957) View Artist Bio

Series


Title
Zojoji Temple in snow (Yuki no Zojoji) 62/100

Date Of Work


1922

Publisher


Watanabe

Dimensions


15.625 x 10.125

Condition


Fine impression, color and condition.

Notes
One of the rarest and finest of all his pre-earthquake prints. Narazaki remarks: This print was produced in a limited edition of 100. A man in wwestern-style clothing walks in a blizzardtoward the temple, the start of western dress in Hasui's prints.

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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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