What a funny woodblock print by Kawase Hasui 川瀬巴水 (1883-1957) called Santa Claus in the Snow 雪庭のサンタクロース from 1950.
I wish all of you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and lots of love. May your life be filled with joy and happiness and may each new day bring you moments to cherish!
Evening Snow at the Edogawa is the title of this ukiyo-e by Kawase Hasui (1882-1957) of 1932. It gives an impression of the early winter as you see the river is not frozen. The two women are wearing thick colorful kimonos and shawls in blue and orange. I like the umbrellas with snow on their top, but you can see the red and blue inside. It is a peaceful scene,
This is an ukiyo e of an kabuki actor called Nakumara Utaemon by the Japanese painter Kawase Hasui (1883-1957). There are six generations of kabuki actors with the same name, all have been very famous in Japan.