Artwork Details for Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) "Evening Rain, Shinobazu Pond"
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Evening Rain, Shinobazu Pond
by Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪
|Artist:||Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪|
|Title:||Evening Rain, Shinobazu Pond|
|Date:||1938 january (this item: Early post-war strike)|
|Publisher:||Watanabe - 渡辺|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Oban - 大判, sheet size 27 x 39cm
|Condition:||Fine impression and pristine condition. Rare to see prints of this vintage in such fine condition. Appears to have never been framed. Full margins. No tears, creases, folds, foxing or stains.|
|Notes:||One of Shiro Kasamatsu's most popular prints. In the left margin are title and date. Kasamatsu red seal and black signature at bottom left of image. Bears early Watanabe 6mm seal.
|Shiro Kasamatsu ranks among the top ten Shin Hanga artists. He was born in 1896 and given the name Shiro (though with different kanji characters to those used on his prints). Kasamatsu studied Japanese-style paintings with Kaburagi Kiyochika, whose encouragement led Kasamatsu to begin designing woodblock prints for Watanabe in 1919. He published many prints with Watanabe in the 1930s and subsequently published many more with Unsodo from 1952 to 1959. In the 1960s he finished his affiliations with publishers and began self-carving and self-printing woodblock prints in the Sosaku Hanga style.
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