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Kawase Hasui Coloring Book
Kawase Hasui Coloring Book
Kawase Hasui Coloring Book
Kawase Hasui Coloring Book
Kawase Hasui Coloring Book
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Kawase Hasui Coloring Book

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Item #: CB159
Our Price: $7.95
One forty-eight page 8½ x 11 in. coloring book with twenty-two images to color. Each illustration is reproduced in a small, color version of the original artwork and as a full-page line drawing.

This item is published by PomegranateKids®, an imprint of Pomegranate Communications, and is CPSIA compliant.

ISBN 9780764968808
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Kawase Hasui Coloring Book
Kawase Hasui was born in Tokyo in 1883. His parents were merchants, but after trying his hand at the family business, Hasui decided it wasn’t for him. Instead, at the age of twenty-five he began studying art at the school of master Japanese painter Kaburagi Kiyokata, where his great talent soon became apparent. In 1916 he met publisher Watanabe Shozaburo, who began turning Hasui’s watercolor paintings into woodblock prints for sale on the world market. The prints became especially popular in the United States and made Hasui famous and financially successful. His pictures showed scenes of rural Japan, often emphasizing the seasons: flowers in spring, bright sunshine in summer, turning leaves in fall, and snow scenes in winter. In 1956, near the end of his life, the Japanese government honored Hasui as a “Living National Treasure."

This coloring book holds twenty-two of Hasui’s beautiful images that have been traced for you to color. The full-color originals are shown as small pictures on the inside front and back covers. When you color in the tracings, you can copy Hasui’s original colors and style, or you might decide to try something completely different. The last page of the book is blank so you can draw and color your own picture—perhaps a view of your backyard or a nearby park. Can you capture the feeling of the season the way Hasui did?

  1. Agatsuma Gorge
  2. Evening at Kintai Bridge
  3. Lake Matsubara, Morning, Shinshu
  4. Spring Night at Inokashira
  5. Autumn at Funatsu near Lake Kawaguchi
  6. Ferry at Yoshino River in Spring
  7. Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, in Snow
  8. Kasuga Shrine, Nara, in Rain
  9. Senju Waterfall, Akame
  10. Tengu Rock, Shiobara
  11. Autumn at Saruiwa, Shiobara
  12. Daigo Denpo Temple, Kyoto
  13. Ueno Toshogu Shrine in Spring
  14. Kumamoto Castle in Samidare
  15. The Yama Temple, Sendai
  16. Mt. Fuji Seen from Oshino
  17. Full Moon at Izu-ura, Ibaraki
  18. Iris Garden at Meiji Shrine, Tokyo
  19. Morning at Mitohama
  20. Nikko Shin-kyo (Shin Bridge, Nikko)
  21. Mt. Fuji Seen from the River Banyu
  22. The Great Buddha, Kamakura
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