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Utagawa Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige - Large Flowered Flat Bill & Sparrow - c. 1833

Regular price £29.97

8 x 10 Inch Canvas Print - Large Flowered Flat Bill & Sparrow 

From an original woodblock print in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Utagawa Hiroshige born Andō Hiroshige; 1797 – 12 October 1858), was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, considered the last great master of that tradition.

Hiroshige is best known for his horizontal-format landscape series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō and for his vertical-format landscape series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo. The subjects of his work were atypical of the ukiyo-e genre, whose typical focus was on beautiful women, popular actors, and other scenes of the urban pleasure districts of Japan's Edo period (1603–1868). The popular series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji by Hokusai was a strong influence on Hiroshige's choice of subject, though Hiroshige's approach was more poetic and ambient than Hokusai's bolder, more formal prints. Subtle use of color was essential in Hiroshige's prints, often printed with multiple impressions in the same area and with extensive use of bokashi (color gradation), both of which were rather labor-intensive techniques.

Any imperfections on these images of old drawings are as a result of damage to the original artwork - we have not retouched them in any way (so depending on the picture you might see marks, the odd small tear etc).

This canvas print is showing a grey border. Should you wish to change this to a different colour, white, black, or any other from a range of different options then please let us know and we will accommodate as possible. 

Details on these canvas prints: 100% Cotton fabric - Wooden Frame - High Image Quality & Detail.
 
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