Artwork Details for Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) "Snow On Nandina"

Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - Snow On Nandina - 雪に南天

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Snow On Nandina - 雪に南天
by Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪

Artist:Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪
Title:Snow On Nandina - 雪に南天
Publisher:Unknown - 不明
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Chuban - 中判, 24.5 x 18cm
Condition:Fine. Strong embossing. Centre-fold as published.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:8719-Kasamatsu_Shiro
Notes:Very rare - this is the first time I have seen this print. Publisher is possibly Ishiyama.
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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