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Ryogoku by Shinsai (active circa 1764 - 1820)

Shinsai (active circa 1764 - 1820) Japanese Woodblock Reprint

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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.

Ryogoku - Handsome view of Ryogoku, with boats moored along the side of a canal in the foreground and a fisherman pulling in a large net from his vessel at lower left. Teahouses line the embankments on either side, with an arched wooden bridge in the distance at right. Puffy clouds fill the sky above. A handsome design with fine bokashi shading on the water and sky and embossing along the edges of the clouds, with bordered with a decorative spiral pattern.

Artist - Shinsai (active circa 1764 - 1820)

Image Size - 8 1/4" x 13 1/2" + margins as shown

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

Ryogoku by Shinsai (active circa 1764 - 1820)
Ryogoku by Shinsai (active circa 1764 - 1820)

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