The Wintry Elegance of Hasui Kawase’s Woodblock Prints

The Wintry Elegance of Hasui Kawase’s Woodblock Prints

Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) was a prominent landscape artist in 20th century Japan who travelled extensively throughout the Western regions of the country. Known for his poetic renderings of snow, rains and moonlight, he created elegant prints of Kyoto temples covered in snow, as well as dark and quiet landscapes.

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