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Arayu Road, Shiobara

Arayu Road, Shiobara 塩原
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Original caretaker of this artwork: Castle Fine Arts  Specializing in fine 18th-20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints.

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Arayu Road, Shiobara 塩原
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1919
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Mitsugiri
Format (this edition): Mitsugiri
DB artwork code: 43077
Notes (1st edition)?ARTIST: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

TITLE: Arayu in Shiobara

MEDIUM: Woodblock

DATE: 1919

DIMENSIONS: 7 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches

PUBLISHER: S. Watanabe Print Co.

LITERATURE: Hasui, pl. 4
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:

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Catalog ID 8404
Artist Kawase Hasui
Title Arayu Road, Shiobara
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title
Edition First, and only
Date 1919
Publisher S. Watanabe
Reference No Hotei # 4
Size 7 -1/8 x 18 -3/4 " Nagaban format
Condition Very fine. The vertical line at the right edge of the design is a natural crease in the Hosho paper.

Notes: Hasui's notes state: "This plateau of mostly oak trees is located at the top of the road leading from the town of Furumachi to Arayu Spa. Is was mid-autumn; the oak leaves were turning red and the field was completely yellow. I tried to express the grandiose beauty of nature in autumn by contrasting the distinct cobalt-blue mountains with the floating clouds in an infinite sky."

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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