Hiroshige: Province Awa: Whirlpool at Naruto. Dramatic waves leap and foam over rocks in the Naruto Strait, famous for its whirlpools. Rare.

Hiroshige: Province Awa: Whirlpool at Naruto. Dramatic waves leap and foam over rocks in the Naruto Strait, famous for its whirlpools. Rare.

Utagawa Hiroshige

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Province Awa: Whirlpool at Naruto. Dramatic waves leap and foam over rocks in the Naruto Strait, famous for its whirlpools. Rare.
Series: “60-odd Famous Views of the Provinces” (Rokujûyoshû meisho zue).
Date: 7/1853

Dramatic waves leap and foam over rocks in the Naruto Strait, which connects the Inland Sea and the Kii Channel between Awaji and Naruto in Shikoku. It is famous for its whirlpools, one of which is depicted front and center. One of the finest designs in this series.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke
Literature: See “Hiroshige’s Journey in the 60-Odd Provinces”, plate 55 page 138.
Seal: Carver’s seal: hori sôji
Signature: Hiroshige ga

SKU: HIC410


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