The Embankment of the Sumida River

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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The Embankment of the Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
The Embankment of the Sumida River

Series; The Eight Snow Scenes in the Eastern Capital

Fine printing from the respected Tokyo publisher Oedo Mokuhansha - These classic designs were produced by the well known Tokyo publisher Oedo Mokuhansha amidst a resurgence of interest in ukiyo-e. Like many of these traditional businesses, the woodblock print craft was passed down through generations, and the Oedo Mokuhansha company was formed by descendents of an Edo era publisher. These are nice prints of the highest quality standards and an excellent choice if you are looking for fine old woodblock reprints.

The Embankment of the Sumida River - Beautiful winter scene of a few people walking along the embankment of the Sumida River at nighttime. Snow falls gently over the darkening sky, and snow-covered pines line the deep blue water, with a tall tree in the center dominating the skyline. A handsome, serene design with soft shading in the water and sky.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 8 5/8" x 14" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at top center edge from original publisher mounting. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

The Embankment of the Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
The Embankment of the Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)