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 Harbor at Shimizu in Suruga Province - Terrific view of the harbor at Shimizu in Suruga Province. Boats line the water's edge, with workers busy loading and unloading freight. Fishing nets are stretched out to dry, and the rooftops of the village border the scene along the bottom. Pine trees dot the peninsula of land reaching out into the bay, with white sails dotting the horizon. A handsome design from this rarely seen series, with soft shading in the sky as the sun sets and evening falls.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 9 7/8" x 14 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - With excellent color and detail. Excellent overall. Please see photos for details.