Hiroshige Woodblock Yoro Fall In Mino Province
A woodblock from 1940s re-carved block print titled Yoro Fall in Mino Province. From Hiroshige’s series “Famous Views of the Sixty Odd Provinces” (Rokujuyshu meisho zue). A striking depiction of the 30 metre waterfall in the mountains of Yoro in Gifu Prefecture. Striking hues of pink skies, indigo blue clouds and flattened and miniaturized rocks and trees. The waterfall is skillfully printed with fine creases to imititate the effect of water and mica is sprinkled across the print.
Publisher Oedo Mokuhansa Tokyo. The woodblock print in very good condition. Minor crease from storage on right margin towards middle of print.
Approximate Dimensions of sheet 41 height and 27 cm width.
Approximate dimensions of print 37.7 cm height and 25.2 cm width.
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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 created series such as the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido and the Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido.