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3 Piece Canvas Print Set – The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon as Yukihime, Yangban – Korea, Departing Spring (Yuku haru)

3 Piece Canvas Print Set – The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon as Yukihime, Yangban – Korea, Departing Spring (Yuku haru)

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Kawase Hasui rarely created portraits, but his versatility shines through again in these rare pieces, Journey through compelling portraits and figures with this 3 piece canvas set by Hasui of his works The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon as Yukihime, Yangban – Korea and Departing Spring (Yuku haru).


About the Artworks

Artwork 1:

Step into the captivating world of Japanese kabuki theater
with "The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon as Yukihime" by Kawase Hasui.
This striking woodblock print, crafted in 1951, transports you to the dramatic
realm of traditional Japanese performing arts. Utaemon's skillful portrayal of
the character Yukihime is a testament to his mastery as both an artist and an
actor. The enigmatic beauty of Yukihime is captured through Hasui's intricate
detailing, from the delicate facial features to the lavish costume adorned with
exquisite patterns. The carefully balanced composition draws your gaze to the
actor's expressive eyes and poised stance, embodying the essence of Yukihime's
character. Hasui's artistic interpretation conveys not only the physical attributes
of the character but also the underlying emotions and narratives of kabuki

Artwork 2:

'Yangban - Korea' is a compelling woodblock portrait created
by Kawase Hasui in 1935. This artwork pays homage to the yangban, the esteemed
aristocratic class of Korea's Joseon Dynasty. With a rich history that spans
centuries, the yangban were the embodiment of scholarly pursuits, cultural
refinement, and bureaucratic influence. This woodblock print invites us to
glimpse into the past and to reflect on the legacy of this influential class,
whose intellect and ideals shaped the cultural tapestry of Korea. Through
Hasui's masterful artistry, we are presented with a visual narrative that
speaks volumes about the societal intricacies of a bygone Korea, a testament to
the enduring impact of the yangban class. 

Artwork 3:

"Departing Spring (Yuku haru)" is a captivating
woodblock print by Kawase Hasui, created in 1925. This exquisite artwork
focuses on a beautifully portrayed lady adorned in a fine and intricate dress.
Set against a deep, dark gold background, the lady's elegance and grace shine
brilliantly. Hasui's meticulous attention to detail is evident in every aspect
of the lady's attire and expression, capturing both her external beauty and
inner emotions. The contrast between the rich background and the lady's
delicate features creates a sense of timeless allure. As you gaze at
"Departing Spring (Yuku haru)," you're transported to a world where
beauty and mystery intertwine, leaving you to ponder the stories and emotions
that lie behind this stunning portrait. 


Product Details:

This 3 piece set includes: 

Canvas print of “The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon as
Yukihime” Canvas print of “Yangban – Korea” Canvas print of “Departing Spring
(Yuku haru)” 

Each canvas print is made with premium fade-resistant
materials, capturing the essence of the original artwork. Includes hanging
hardware. The artworks are labelled with their names at the bottom with the
middle canvas containing the name of the artist Kawase Hasui. 



  • Set of
    3 canvas prints 
  • Printed
    on premium matte canvas 
  • Archival
    fade-resistant inks 
  • Stretched
    on wood frame 
  • Hanging
    hardware included 


Surround yourself with an artistic journey through
compelling figures and portraits.

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