Series; Views of Famous Sights of Japan
Views of Famous Sights of Japan - Published between 1896 and 1897, Kiyochika's "Views of Famous Sights of Japan" depicts famous scenic areas throughout Japan. The series comprises 28 designs in a vertical format, rendered with an attractive sketch-like quality. The subjects range from dramatic waterfalls and mountains to more intimate views of people enjoying nature. A handsome Kiyochika landscape series that is rarely seen.
From Sakai Kokodo - This print comes mounted at the top corners to a backing sheet with a stamped guarantee of authenticity by Sakai Kokodo, a woodblock print shop that opened in Tokyo in 1874 and is still in business today (see below). An interesting provenance.
Artist - Kiyochika (1847 - 1915)
Image Size - 13" x 8 3/8"; backing sheet 17 3/4" x 12 1/2"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. Mounted on reverse at top corners to backing sheet. Please see photos for details.
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