Eight Views of the Sumida River: Autumn Moon at Mokubo-ji Temple

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Eight Views of the Sumida River: Autumn Moon at Mokubo-ji Temple by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Eight Views of the Sumida River: Autumn Moon at Mokubo-ji Temple

Series; Famous Places in Edo
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Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.

Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images.

Eight Views of the Sumida River: Autumn Moon at Mokubo-ji Temple - Charming moonlit view of the Sumida River at Mokubo-ji Temple. A few people cross a bridge at left, the windows of the buildings along the shore softly glowing. Dark pine trees dot the landscape among the marshy grasses, and a full moon rises high in the night sky. A rarely seen design, nicely detailed with fine bokashi shading.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 7 3/4" x 12 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - Excellent color and detail. No issues to report.

Eight Views of the Sumida River: Autumn Moon at Mokubo-ji Temple by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Eight Views of the Sumida River: Autumn Moon at Mokubo-ji Temple by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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