||"The Whirlpools at Naruto"
("Awa no Naruto Fukei")
||Originally April 1857.
This "re-carved" Showa-edition published 1930's.
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death.
||"Snow, Moon and Flower" Triptychs
("Settsu Gekka" Triptychs)
||14 3/8 x 28 1/4 image
(on single LARGE sheet)
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Excellent colors. (Some margin bumping; few slight wrinkles; light toning.)
||"Hiroshige--The James A. Michener Collection" pl# VII-3-A; "Hiroshige--The Albuquerque Museum" pl#803.
||Hiroshige's famous masterpiece, depicting the naturally occuring whirlpools which result from
the daily tides flowing into and out of Japan's Inland Sea. Faithfully reproduced, these single-sheet
LARGE format prints are an impressive technical feat.