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Kawase Hasui
Japanese (1883 - 1957)

Kawase Hasui
Japanese (1883 - 1957)

Ni-o Gate in the Snow

ca. 1930
Color Woodblock

5 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. (14.61 cm x 9.53 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.4.12
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Woodcuts
Culture/Nationality: Japanese

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  • architecture
  • Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
  • color woodcuts - Woodcuts that incorporate color, usually through combining a series of blocks in precise registration that have been inked with individual hues and pressed onto one support.
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
  • meisho-e - Refers to Japanese prints or other works depicting famous places.
  • shin hanga - Japanese woodblock prints, made from 1915 to ca. 1950, and characterized by a romantic or nostalgic tone.
  • snow - Frozen precipitation in the form of white or translucent hexagonal ice crystals that fall in soft, white flakes.
  • woodcuts - Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (14.605 x 9.525 cm)

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