Considered one of Hiroshige’s greatest masterworks! The original of this design was painted ca. This is edition was published by Yu-Yu do in the Showa era during the mid 20. This masterwork illustrates the violence of the current between Naruto and Awaji as it swirls and crashes against the rocky shoreline. It is considered to be one of Hiroshiges greatest achievements and is a must for the serious collector. This dramatic print would be a wonderful choice for the collector or interior decorator. It would be striking displayed on your home or office wall. Hiroshiges masterworks are in the collections of many of the worlds great museums. Among them are t. Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York; the Museum of Fine Arts , Boston; the British Museum , London; the State Hermitage Museum , Saint Petersburg, Russia; as well as the Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo. The Whirlpools of Awa at Naruto. SERIES: Famous Views of the Sixty-Odd Provinces. MEDIUM: Authentic polychrome woodblock print. Ink and color on handmade paper. 13 5/8 x 8 7/8; (34,61 cm x 22,54 cm). 15 x 10; (38,1 cm x 25,4 cm). CONDITION: Very good, crisp condition. Slight creasing on the upper and lower right corners of outer margin. Otherwise one of the finest prints of this image we have seen. Please take a moment to examine the scans. The Uki Arts Gallery. To see all of our Gallerys current offerings. To see our new listings as they become available. The item “Dramatic HIROSHIGE Japanese woodblock print THE WHIRLPOOLS OF AWA” is in sale since Sunday, July 28, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “ukiarts” and is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: Showa era, c. mid 20th century
- Primary Material: Ink and color on handmade paper
- Maker: Yu-yu do publishers
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Reproduction
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print