Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) is considered as one of the Shin-Hanga's era genius. He is famous for his Japanese landscapes and his focus over the four seasons. His graphic style can easily be recognized thanks to the contrast he uses between lights and shadows. The are always few caracters in his drawings, emphasizing their lonelyness, but also their presence towards the viewer. Henri Rivière (1864-1951), french artist recocgnized as one of the pillar of the European Japonism art movement was very influenced by Kawase.
Porte Sakurada du Château d'Edo
Porte Sakurada du Château d'Edo sous la pluie de printemps.
"Clocher au Koya-San"
"Asakusa Kannon dans la neige"
"Temple Meguro Fudo"
"Kinkaku-ji dans la neige"
"Temple Yasugi Kiyomizu"