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Near Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Item Number: 874297

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Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 874297
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Near Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Near Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province
Series; The Thirty-six Views of Fuji, Takamizawa Release

Takamizawa's "36 Views of Fuji" release - In the mid 20th century, with the increase in Western visitors to Japan and the interest in the Edo era woodblock print tradition, some of the best publishing houses began to release high quality ukiyo-e of the most famous scenery and portrait prints from the Edo era. It was during this time that the Takamizawa Publisher, the finest reprint publisher of the era, began work on a release of Hokusai's 36 Views of Fuji.

Drawing on the traditions and methods of the Edo era, the prints were produced with the original Edo era colors and printed on beautiful handmade paper. The prints were produced with the utmost care and great attention to detail, masterfully reproducing color, linework and even woodgrain detail. Takamizawa's 36 Fuji prints were a fantastic achievement and were released to great acclaim. Some of the most popular subjects, such as Red Fuji and the Great Wave, quickly became a scarce commodity.  

Takamizawa's 36 Fuji prints are considered to be the finest reprints of Hokusai's series ever done. Today, these prints are valuable and highly sought after by collectors.

Near Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province - A simple, but successful composition of local residents and travelers using a small road with a fantastic view of Fuji. As usual, Hokusai makes the scene interesting with extensive details. A lovely Fuji view and great piece for display.

Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849)
Image Size - 10" x 14 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - With excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.


Near Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Near Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

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