Artwork Details for Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) "Spring At The Moat"
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Spring At The Moat
by Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪
|Artist:||Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪|
|Title:||Spring At The Moat|
|Date:||1957 (this artwork: Later edition)|
|Publisher:||Unsodo - 芸艸堂|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Large Oban - 大大判, 27 x 41cm (sheet size)
|Condition:||Fine impression and condition. Full margins. No tears, creases, folds, foxing or stains.|
|Price:||$135 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)|
|Notes:||A picturesque scene of swans in spring by Shiro Kasamatsu. Skillful bokashi shading in water. In the left margin are Unsodo publisher's seal, Shinmi printer's seal, Okura carver's seal, and Unsodo watermark. Kasamatsu red seal in upper right of image.
|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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