The Weekly Ukiyo-e (8. 3. 2016)


Hasui Kawase, (May 18, 1883 – November 7, 1957) was a Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga (new prints) movement. Kawase studied ukiyo-e and Japanese style painting at the studio of Kiyokata Kaburagi. His favourite topics included actors, everyday-life and landscapes, topics that were prominent during the last few years of the Meiji period. (Did you like it? Visit more of his work here)


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