Item #CL175-78 [Downtown Kobe With Mountain Range, Japan]. Hide Kawanishi, Japanese.
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[Downtown Kobe With Mountain Range, Japan]

c1935. Colour woodblock, artist’s seal on image upper right, signed in pencil on image lower centre, Osaka framer’s label in Japanese affixed on frame verso, 15 x 25.3cm. Framed.

This image was used for a large, stained glass window at Sannomiya Center Street in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Sannomiya is Kobe’s largest shopping area and is a major transportation hub for various railways.

Kobe-born Kawanishi, a self-taught printmaker, lived there all his life, using the city as the main subject of his art work. He exhibited from 1923 and was a prolific artist, producing several series of prints, book illustrations and albums. Ref: City of Kobe.

Item #CL175-78

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