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Kwansei Gakuin University

Wada Sanzō (1883-1967)
 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Kwansei Gakuin University

by Kawanishi Yūzaburō, c. 1999 (undated)

Wada Sanzō (1883-1967)


IHL Cat. #1103

About This Print

View of Kwansei Gakuin University's Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus with the Chapel in the foreground right and Clock Tower in the background.

Kwansei Gakuin University - Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus
Source: website of Kwansei Gakuin University https://global.kwansei.ac.jp/about/about_203316.html

The Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus is located about halfway between Kobe and Osaka in the city of Nishinomiya. In 1929, Kwansei Gakuin moved to this campus, which is designed in a "Spanish mission style" by William Merrell Vories (1880-1964). Mr. Vories, who was a missionary, architect, educator, and entrepreneur born in the United States, worked mainly in the Kansai area in Japan. All of the campus buildings are designed to have cream-colored walls and red roofs. The Clock Tower stands at the center of one's view when entering through the main gate, and the landscaping helps to contribute to the reputation of the campus as one of the most beautiful in Japan.

The Chapel was constructed in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Kwansei Gakuin.



Print Details
 IHL Catalog #1103
 Title/Description Kwansei Gakuin University
 Series 
 Artist 
 Kawanishi Yūzaburō (1923-2014)
 Signature 
 not signed
 Seal
 not sealed
 Publication Date undated, likely after 1999 when chapel was built
 Publisher
 likely Kwansei Gakuin University
 Printer 
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent - stray printer marks in margin
 Genre sosaku hanga
 Miscellaneous 
 Format 
 H x W Paper 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (10.8 x 16.5 cm) 
 H x W Image 3 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (9.2 x 14 cm)
 Collections This Print 
 Reference Literature 
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