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Boatman by Hasui --- Hasui was a prominent Japanese painter in the late 1800's and early 1900's. His paintings were mostly of rural life and landscapes in traditional oil and watercolor paint. However, he also created a large body of woodblock prints and is best known in the West as one of the greatest artists of the new print movement which was a revitalization of ancient woodblock prints. Hasui Beloved, 1800 Art, Beloved Winter, Art Japan, Art Needlepoint, Hasui 1883, Winter Night, Greatest Artists, Ancient Japanese Art
1937. Kawase Hasui 1937 (1833-1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. In the West, Kawase is mainly known as a Japanese woodblock printmaker. He and Hiroshi Yoshida are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and are known especially for their landscape prints.
Kawase Hasui - Shin Obashi, 1926, I think this is my favourite woodblock by Kawase Hasui - Love the composition plus the light & rain. S
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) woodcut. "Although Hasui is not well known in Japan, he is famous abroad. Hokusai, Hiroshige and Hasui are the three greatest woodblock print artists of Japan ..." (Narazaki Muneshige in the 1950s) Kawase Hasui is one the great masters of the Shin Hanga movement. Shortly before his death, his art work was declared a Living National Treasure by the Japanese government.