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Scholten Japanese Art

Kawase Hasui, Beyond the Landscape

Those who are familiar with the works of Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), will know that he specialized producing landscape and cityscape woodblock prints, depicting different views of Japan throughout all seasons, and at different times of the day, expertly portraying the different moods of the time through his use of light, shadow and color. Although figures going about their day often appeared within these scenes, portraits by Hasui were rare.

However, beginning in the late 1920s and into the 1940s, Hasui began to frequently produce designs on commission for various magazines and other publications, breaking away from the landscape tradition for which he was known. Scholten Japanese Art is pleased to be able to offer a number of such publications.

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