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Kawase Hasui

Japanese, 1883-1957


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Born

1883

Died

November 27, 1957

Occupation or Type

printmaker

Bio

Kawase Hasui was one of the leading artists who worked with the publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô to create a revival of Japanese woodblock printmaking. Hasui had only a few years of formal training in both Western- and Japanese-style art when he was hired by Watanabe to do print designs.

Gender

Male

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