Hiroshige Woodblock Hawk On Pine Tree
A very striking woodblock pillar print by Hiroshige. A hawk perched on a pine tree at sunrise is focused on its prey. The poem on the top right says “The sunrise on New Year’s Day suggests, it’s celebration to our country for her perpetual prosperity.”
Hiroshige is considered to have produced his best work between 1832 and 1836 when he was aged 36 to 40. Among these works are his flower and bird pictures many of which are framed in a vertical rectangle.
The woodblock print in very good condition.
Originally printed in the 1830s this is a later print from 1971 published by Oedo Mokuhansha (Tokyo).
Approximate Dimensions of sheet 40.8 height and 20 cm width.
Approximate Dimensions of print 37.5 height and 17.5 cm width.
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Utagawa Hiroshige also known as Andō Hiroshige 1797 to 1858. Hiroshige was the last great master of the ukiyo-e tradition.
Hiroshige is famous for his landscapes as well as his depictions of birds and flowers. He also created series such as the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido and the Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido.
|Dimensions||33 × 24 cm|