Shin-hanga gives new look to Japanese woodblock auction Nov. 14

Shin-hanga was an art movement in early 20th-century Japan, during the Taisho and Showa periods, that revitalized traditional ukiyo-e art rooted in the Edo and Meiji periods. A Jasper52 auction on Wednesday, Nov. 14, features shin-hanga giants such as Kawase Hasui and Ohara Koson, as well as other artists such as Ogata Gekko, Shiro Kasamatsu and Ono Bakufu. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Kawase Hasui woodblock print titled ‘After Snow at Yoshida,’ published by Watanabe, 1944, 14½ x 20 inches. Estimate: $4,000-$5,000. Jasper52 image

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