Famous Places in the Eastern Capital by Kikakudo/Sanoki - This interesting reprint series jointly published by Kikakudo and Sanoki features some of Hiroshige's most famous designs, collected under the title "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital." The subjects actually come from a variety of series, including both "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital" and "Famous Places in
6 mm Watanabe Reprint - This beautiful woodblock was published by the Watanabe Company and bears the important Watanabe round 6 mm seal. These old Watanabe prints are some of the finest woodblock reprints ever done. Watanabe began using the 6 mm seal after World War II ended, and it was in use from 1946 to 1957. These terrific Watanabe reprints are a wonderful way to collect a masterwork from the Edo era at an affordable price.
Snow in the Precincts of the Tenman Shrine at Kameido - Terrific winter landscape of the famous Tenman Shrine at Kameido, with small figures in straw raincoats and umbrellas making their way across two arched bridges, leaving a trail of footprints in the snow. Tiny pink buds dot the plum trees framing the bridges. Snow falls gently over the deep blue water, the sky a cold, dark gray. A handsome Hiroshige snow scene with attractive detail.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 8 3/4" x 13 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.