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Tokyo ( Santa in the Snow)

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Tokyo ( Santa in the Snow)
by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

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Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) 川瀬巴水
Title: Tokyo ( Santa in the Snow)
Date 1st edition?1950
Date of this artwork?2012 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe Shoichiro 渡辺章一郎
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Shikishi
Format (this edition): Shikishi
DB artwork code: 44262
Notes (1st edition)?作家 川瀬 巴水
タイトル TOKYO
技法 木版
サイズ イメージサイズ:23×21.2cm

Later edition from recarved blocks printed in 2012.
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:

Santa in Snow by Kawase Hasui. Genuine Japanese woodblock print. Later impression from the re-cut wood blocks. Fine color, condition and impression. Strong texture and ink bleed through on fine Japanese washi. 7 mm Watanabe seal in lower right of image and Shoichiro Watanabe seal in right margin. Print measures 10.5 x 9.7 inches. Hasui seal in lower right of image.

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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