[Reproduction woodblock print]
This piece is a reproduction of a woodblock print created using the same techniques of the Edo period.
The woodblock print is carefully handcrafted by artisans one by one without the use of machinery.
Type : woodblock prints, Ukiyo-e, reprint edition in the Showa period. (little large-sized prints)
Topic : The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido. (This prints is one of 53 stations, instead of 53 stations.)
Title : Tokaido Gojusan-tsugi (Kusatsu-juku) by Hiroshige (little large-sized prints)
Author : Takahashi Seiichiro
Artist : Utagawa Hiroshige
Publisher : Nihon Hanga Kenkyujo
The estimated Period : Showa period (1960-1980) but, details are unknown.
Material : paper
Printing process : The tesuri method (A traditional printing technique in which the designs carved on wood are hand-printed onto paper one color at a time.)
Dimensions : about 263mm x 397mm (10.4in x 15.6in)
Weight : 8gram(0.3oz)
Condition : old item; may have some wear. (damaged by worms, tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, etc...) Please view pictures as they are a part of the description.
The work is not a modern reproduction, but an actual one which had been printed in 1960-1980(estimated).