Kanaya in Omi Province: Tears Falling Like Rain at the Suspension of Ferry Service

by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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Kanaya in Omi Province: Tears Falling Like Rain at the Suspension of Ferry Service by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kanaya in Omi Province: Tears Falling Like Rain at the Suspension of Ferry Service

Series; Calligraphy and Pictures for the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, 1872

Calligraphy and Pictures for the Fifty-three Stations - Terrific design from a Tokaido Road series pairing images with verses in calligraphy for the different stations. Different artists contributed designs, including Yoshitora and Kunisada II. The large pictures include landscapes, figures from history and legend, and scenes from kabuki plays and folktales. Several prints feature comic illustrations, including the adventures and mishaps of Kita and Yaji, the bumbling travelers from the popular novel "Shank's Mare." Others include travelers in Western attire or distinctly modern Meiji subjects. These imaginative prints are beautifully detailed with attractive color and fine line work, and offer an interesting Meiji era take on the classic Tokaido subject. A great choice for collectors interested in life along the Tokaido Road.

Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Image Size - 13" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight soiling, a few light creases and small marks. Please see photos for details.

Kanaya in Omi Province: Tears Falling Like Rain at the Suspension of Ferry Service by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Kanaya in Omi Province: Tears Falling Like Rain at the Suspension of Ferry Service by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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