Hiroshige -- "60 Provinces--Giant Whirlpool at Naruto"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "The Whirlpools of Awa at Naruto" #56
("Awa--Naruto no Kazenami")
Date Originally published 1855; later "re-strike" edition, ca1960/70's.
Series "Famous Places—The Sixty-odd Provinces"
("Rykuju-yoshu Meisho Zue")
Publisher Kyoto Hanga-In
(Kyoto, 1935-88)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 x 14 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly done "bokashi" shading; visible "woodgrain" in sky; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Strong colors.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--James A. Michener Collection" pl#III-14-A.
Comments A spectacular Hiroshige image; faithfully re-carved and hand-printed.
(Not "new"--on older paper.)
Item # JS-2908
Price $195 (Sold/DB)