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Hiroshige II: Tatsukushi, Tosa Province

Hiroshige II: Tatsukushi, Tosa Province

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Tatsukushi is on the Pacific coast of Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's four main islands. In this part of the coast, sandstone and mudstone have been deposited in alternating layers; erosion by waves has then created strange and unique rock formations, as seen in this image.

#57 from Sixty-eight Views of the Various Provinces - Handsome design from Hiroshige II's chuban series depicting views of the sixty-eight provinces of Japan. Published in 1862, the artist portrays the beautiful scenery of the country, from rugged mountains rushing rivers to quiet shorelines and ships at sea. Attractively colored, many images include fine bokashi shading. A charming Edo era landscape series.

 

Condition: Margins as shown, great condition, backed.

Date: 1862 

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizō (Kōeidō)

 

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