Hiroshige I Utagawa, Lake Suwa in Shinano, Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji

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Original Japanese woodblock print. 

Artist: Ando Hiroshige I (1797 – 1858)
Title: 25. Lake Suwa in Shinano Province
Series: Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo
Date: 1858
Dimensions: 22.7 x 35.3 cm

A view of Mt. Fuji through the valley overlooking Lake Suwa in Shinano province, present-day Nagano prefecture. A special feature of this print is the wood grain stretching through the light blue colour of the water. It evokes the feeling of movement in the lake and gives the print a tactile quality.

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Artist Name Hiroshige Ando
Title Lake Suwa in Shinano Province
Subject Landscapes
Condition Report Trimmed. Backing residue. Some light stains at top and right side.
Dimensions 22.7 x 35.3 cm
Series Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji