Wagtail at the Sumida River

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Wagtail at the Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Wagtail at the Sumida River

This Print from the Venerable Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi prints were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. The Adachi group also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. These Adachi prints are sealed with a decorative, raised seal reading "Adachi" in roman characters indicating the print meets Adachi’s high quality standards.

Comments - Lovely Hiroshige reprint of a wagtail perched atop a tall wooden piling in the Sumida River from the series "Celebrated Places of Edo." The Shoten Shrine on Matsuchi-yama Hill can be seen in the distance, the horizon shaded in soft tones of rosy pink as the sun sets. A handsome pillar print design with a fine composition.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 15" x 5 1/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A couple faint spots. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

Wagtail at the Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Wagtail at the Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)