landscape; tall trees with thick trunks beyond a field in foreground; figure with ox at R; blue mountains in background

Awazu, May 1917

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Ito_ Shinsui submitted his first landscape series, The Eight Views of Lake Biwa, to an exhibition in June of 1918. Seeing these images triggered Kawase Hasui’s interest in designing prints, and he approached Shinsui’s publisher, Watanabe Shozaburo, with some landscape sketches of his own.

Exhibitions
  • Seven Masters

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, March 13, 2016
Details
Title
Awazu
Artist Life
1898 - 1972
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.161.17.7
Provenance
Tobin
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landscape; tall trees with thick trunks beyond a field in foreground; figure with ox at R; blue mountains in background