Hiroshige Koi Carp Woodblock Print
A mid 20th Century Hiroshige woodblock print of a koi carp swimming amongst reeds with a poem by Komogaki Makuzu.
Originally published between 1840 and 1842. This is a high quality 20th century reprint published by the respected Tokyo publisher Oedo Mokuhansha. From an untitled series called ‘Uo-zukushi’ (Every Variety of Fish). The artist and publisher seal are present on the margins of the print.
The approximate dimensions of the sheet are 40 cm wide and 28 cm high.
The approximate dimensions of the image are 37 cm wide and 25.5 cm high.
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Utagawa Hiroshige also Andō Hiroshige (1797 to 1858). Hiroshige was one of the great masters of the ukiyo-e tradition.
Hiroshige is famous for his landscapes. His works also encompass series such as “One Hundred Views of Edo” as well as “Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido”. In addition Hiroshige also created the series “Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido”. He is also famous for his nature prints featuring birds, fish and flowers.