Collection Artwork
Kawase Hasui (Shiba, Tokyo, 1883 – 1957)
Evening snowfall at Kiyomizu temple (Kiyomizudera no bosetsu)
1950
woodblock print
image size: 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
paper size: 15 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.
frame size: 21 7/8 x 16 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.
frame size: 27 7/8 x 16 3/8 in.
Gift of anonymous donor
Japan, Asia
ED2018.1.2
Inscribed, left margin, from top: 「清水 前方 雪」/ 「明和 十十 五年 作」[Snowscape viewed from the front of Kiyomizu Temple / Showa 25th year. Created by Kawase Hasui]

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.