Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Late Spring at Massaki
Series; Famous Places in the Eastern Capital
Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.
Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images.
Late Spring at Massaki - Terrific Hiroshige print from his "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital" series depicting springtime along the river. Boatmen pole their craft along the river, the torii gate to the temple at Massaki at the left edge of the print. Visitors to the temple in the foreground take a ferryboat across the river. Lovely color and fine detail in this wonderful reprint.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Image Size - 8 1/4" x 13 3/4" + margins as shown Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.