Scenes of the Kobe Coast - Handsome design from a group of woodblocks by Osaka artist Sadanobu II views of the coast in Kobe. These lively images feature vibrant color and a wealth of detail, illustrating the bustle of modern life amidst the beauty of nature. Some prints showcase the rapidly changing technology of the Meiji era, featuring steam locomotives and telegraph lines, foreigners, or the latest modern stone buildings. Others offer serene glimpses of nature, including blossoming cherry trees and rushing waterfalls. These subjects are rarely seen in reprint and provide an interesting look at life in Meiji era Japan.
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 5 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Thinning spot at edge, repaired. Please see photos for details.