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Hanging scroll; Ink and colour on paper; Signed Xiongcai, dated 1966, with two artist seals

Hanging scroll; Ink and colour on paper; Signed Xiongcai, dated 1966, with two artist seals

Chinese ink paintings, also known as shui-mo hua, are most commonly called ink and wash paintings. In ink and wash paintings, generally black ink is the only ink used. This is the same ink that is used in Chinese Calligraphy.

Chinese ink paintings, also known as shui-mo hua, are most commonly called ink and wash paintings. In ink and wash paintings, generally black ink is the only ink used. This is the same ink that is used in Chinese Calligraphy.

1937. Kawase Hasui 1937 (1833-1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. In the West, Kawase is mainly known as a Japanese woodblock printmaker. He and Hiroshi Yoshida are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and are known especially for their landscape prints.

1937. Kawase Hasui 1937 (1833-1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. In the West, Kawase is mainly known as a Japanese woodblock printmaker. He and Hiroshi Yoshida are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and are known especially for their landscape prints.