Of all the Japanese printmakers of the late Edo and early Meiji periods, Utagawa Yoshitora Japanese, c. This intriguing print is titled Hara in Suruga Province. It is from Yoshitora's incredible series Calligraphy and Pictures for the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, c. Dynamic image of attackers being repelled by magical flames conjured up by a samurai warrior.
Great detail and vibrant color in this fascinating supernatural scene. A marvelous antique print and a wonderful example of Japanese art from the 1800s. Would be a fine choice for display in your home or office. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has this image it its collection.
Utagawa Yoshitora's masterworks are in the collections of. Many of the world's leading museums.
Among them are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; the British Museum, London ; the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia; and the Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo. ARTIST: Utagawa Yoshitora, Japanese active c. TITLE: Hara in Suruga Province. SERIES: Calligraphy and Pictures for the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, 1872. MEDIUM: Authentic polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on handmade paper.13 1/8" x 8 7/8"; (33,3 cm x 22,5 cm). 14 1/8" x 9 5/8"; (35,9 cm x 24,4 cm). Antique Meiji era original print. Good condition considering its age but not in perfect condition. A couple tears, repaired and blend well but still show on close examination.
A few spots and some staining & soiling. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints".
The seller is "ukiarts" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.