Descending Geese at Katata

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Descending Geese at Katata  by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Descending Geese at Katata

Series; Eight Views of Omi Province

Yuyudo Publisher - In the early 20th century, the Yuyudo publishing house had already distinguished themselves as one of the finest publishers in Japan. They adhered to the same exacting standards of 19th century publishers while some of their publishing colleagues took shortcuts. In the 1950's, as interest Edo era woodblock prints was reigniting, Yuyudo embarked upon a project to produce reprints by the great masters from the Golden Age of Ukiyo-e. They hired the finest woodblock printers and carvers in the world for this endeavor. The resulting prints were some of the highest quality reproductions ever made. We are pleased to offer this beautiful reprint from the Yuyudo publisher in our auctions today.  Yuyudo prints are exceptionally well done and very finely printed. Each bears a Yuyudo Publisher stamp on the margin or reverse. Bid now on prints from this fantastic collection!

Descending Geese at Katata - Beautiful scene of geese descending for the evening at Katata, seen in gray silhouette against the darkening sky. In the foreground, fishing boats are headed home for the night. Lovely color and shading in the water and mountains. A wonderful, peaceful view from this terrific series.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 8" x 12 1/8" + margins as shown

Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.

Descending Geese at Katata  by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Descending Geese at Katata  by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)