Kason Suzuki – Kominato Harbor

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MLS2020099

Additional information

Artist

Suzuki, Kason

Condition

(A+) Excellent Condition

Date

1910s-1930s

Movement

Shin-hanga

Publisher

Nishinomiya

Size

Oban (10"x15")

Subjects

Boats, Landscape, Night, Sunrise / Sunset

While most of Kason Suzuki ‘s prints are vignettes of people, this particular piece stands alone and might seem to be from Shoda Koho or Arai Yoshimune. Rich colors, bakashi shading, exquisite detail in the evening landscape, it’s hard to see how this oban is from Suzuki.

The Woodblock Print

This woodblock print is in flawless condition. No flaws, rich color, no fading, no residue, full margins. Deckled edge entirely intact.

The Artist

Kason Suzuki was born in 1860 (died 1919). He had studied traditional Japanese painting. After his graduation he exhibited several times with the state-sponsored art exhibitions of Bunten and received several prizes at these art shows. Later Kason Suzuki became a member of of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts. Ohara Koson (1877-1945), a famous woodblock printmaker, was one of his students.