Awa Province, Naruto Whirlpools

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Awa Province, Naruto Whirlpools by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Awa Province, Naruto Whirlpools

Series; Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction

Sixty-odd Provinces by the Mainichi Art Publishing Company - This lovely reprint from Hiroshige's "Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces" was published in 1997 by the Mainichi Art Publishing Company of Tokyo as part of a limited edition release of 300 sets. These designs are beautifully printed with fresh, vibrant color and fine detail, including soft bokashi shading. A terrific opportunity to acquire a fine, limited edition reprint from the series.

Awa Province, Naruto Whirlpools - Considered by many the most spectacular design of the series, this fantastic design shows the swirling waters at Awa crashing over the rocks near the shore. The narrow Naruto strait connecting the Eastern inland sea and the Kii channel is situated between the island Awaji and Naruto village in Awa province. This print gives a beautiful view of the whirlpool between the rocks and churning waves. Awaji island can be seen on the horizon with a little boat in front of it. One of Hiroshige's most famous designs and a fine reprint of this beautiful image.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9" + margins as shown

Condition - The print with excellent color and detail. Please see photos for details.

Awa Province, Naruto Whirlpools by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Awa Province, Naruto Whirlpools by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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