Original antique woodblock print signed by the famous Japanese ukiyo-e artist Ando. Also referred to as. The title is written on a letter attached to the back of the framed piece: “PICNIC AT YOTEM YAMS”. Signed upper left beneath the 2 round censor seals. A poem is off center at the top (not translated). On the back of the print is a letter revealing the provenance. The shop advertised itself as “Specialists in Fine Japanese Prints Old & Modern”. The gallery opened in 1912. The owner’s address of One Fifth Avenue, New York City3, is engraved on her stationery. Written in the letter are facts about the piece upon giving the art to a family member. The original bamboo frame fits perfectly with the subject. Also referred to as Ando — Hiroshige was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist and considered the last great master of that tradition. Genre of art flourished in Japan from. Pictures of the floating world. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has a wood block print by Utagawa Hiroshige. The museum’s description includes, . Each print required the collaboration of four experts: the designer, the engraver, the printer, and the publisher. Measurements : Matted (cut in at corners) & Framed: 20.5″ x 15″ Print is approximately 14.5″ x 9.5″. Lower right: Seal of Maru-ya Seijiro, Upper left 2 circles: Censor Seals, Upper left under seals: Artist’s Signature. Upper right: Title of Woodcut. Exquisite as a gift. Thank you for looking. The item “ANDO HIROSHIGE (1797-1858) Antique, Original, Signed Japanese Woodblock Print. 1930″ is in sale since Thursday, September 15, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “supermall” and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Primary Material: Heavy Paper/Wood Frame
- Maker: Andro/Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1830
- Type: Woodblock Print
- Color: blue, green, red, pink, white, brown, black