Benten Shrine, 1929, Hasui (1183-1957), Japan
Two women are immersed in a lush green landscape of blooming lilies in this image. A beloved Japanese shin-hanga (new prints) artist, Hasui was named a Living National Treasure in Japan in 1956.
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Songbird and Lotus (not dated), Kosan (1877-1945), Japan
Shoson Ohara, who signed his works Koson, is famous for his Kachoga (bird and flower prints). This image shows the realistic and refined depiction of his subject matter for which he is known.