Japanese painter and printmaker, Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), dominated the popular art of woodblock painting in the first half of the 19th century along with Housai. By subtly orchestrating colors and points of view, Hiroshige transformed everyday landscapes into intimate lyrical scenes. revering the passing monent.
Hiroshige's expertly-rendered, beautiful and traditional artwork is reproduced here for our museum quality notecard collection.
This notecard collection contains five each of the following four images:
Fujikawa (from Views of Famous Places of the 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), Color woodblock print, 1855
Horikiri no Hanashobu (Horikiri Iris Garden) (from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo), Color woodblock print, 1857
Boushu Hota no kaigan (The Coast at Hota in Boshu) (from Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji), Color woodblock print, 1858
Kai Otsuki no Hara (Otsuki Plain in Kai Province) (from Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji), Color woodblock print, 1858
Contains 20 blank notecards (5 each of 4 images) and 20 white envelopes.
Comes in a sturdy decorative box with a hinged magnetic fliptop lid that holds cards and envelopes neatly, and when the cards have been sent, it's great for storing all sorts of little things--from extra buttons to pearls.
Card Dimensions: 5 x 4 inches