Evening Snow at Mt. Hira

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Evening Snow at Mt. Hira by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Evening Snow at Mt. Hira

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!

Evening Snow at Mt. Hira - Incredible winter scene from the "Eight Views of Omi Province" series. The picturesque Mt. Hira rises in the background covered in snow, the village below nestled along the shore of the lake. A couple of boats are visible on the deep blue water and a few travelers make their way through the snow at left. Beautiful shading in this classic Hiroshige landscape.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

Evening Snow at Mt. Hira by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Evening Snow at Mt. Hira by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)