Artwork Details for Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) "Mt. Fuji at Sunset - Shizuuramura"


Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - Mt. Fuji at Sunset - Shizuuramura - 夕富士・静浦村

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Mt. Fuji at Sunset - Shizuuramura - 夕富士・静浦村
by Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪

Artist:Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪
Title:Mt. Fuji at Sunset - Shizuuramura - 夕富士・静浦村
Date:1937, January (this item: First/Early edition)
Publisher:Watanabe - 渡辺
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判,
Condition:Basically pristine. There appears to be a very faint vertical matte line a left, but the example on www.hanga.com also has a similar line in this area, so it may be a result of the printing process.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9186-Kasamatsu_Shiro
Notes:Extremely rare print - probably only one edition published. Watanabe "D" Seal which was used only from 1931-1941.
Artist Biography:
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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