Hiroshige Woodblock Mount Fuji In The Morning
An Oban woodblock print Mount Fuji in the morning also known as Hara Asa no Fuji. From the series Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido Road. The view of Mount Fuji is virtually unobstructed from the place called Hara which means “field”. Two women, accompanied by a male attendant are awestruck by the breathtaking view and the majestic height of the mountain. In the wetlands, two Japanese cranes rest their wings. Originally published 1833 – 1934. This publication mid 20th Century.
The woodblock print in very good condition.
Approximate Dimensions of sheet 38.5 cm width and 26 cm height.
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Utagawa Hiroshige also known as Andō Hiroshige 1797 to 1858. Hiroshige was the last great master of the ukiyo-e tradition.
Hiroshige is famous for his landscapes as well as his depictions of birds and flowers. He also many other series including the Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido.