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Kiso kaido rokujukyu-tsugi (Kusatsu-shuku) by Hiroshige / BJ206-878
[Hand-printed woodblock prints] This artwork is an ukiyo-e picture printed by hand. Unlike the printed matter that you touch on a daily basis, these woodblock prints are meticulously handiwork of craftsmen one at a time. No machinery is used in the process. The expert yet delicate techniques of the craftsmen faithfully and carefully reproduce the ukiyo-e paintings of the Edo period.
Type : woodblock prints, Ukiyo-e, reprint edition in the Showa period
Topic : The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido. The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido, is a series of ukiyo-e works created by Utagawa Hiroshige and Keisai Eisen. There are 71 total prints in the series (one for each of the 69 post stations and Nihonbashi; Nakatsugawa-juku has two prints). This prints is Kusatsu-shuku by Utagawa Hiroshige. (This prints is one of 69 stations, instead of 69 stations.)
Title : Kiso kaido rokujukyu-tsugi (Kusatsu-shuku) by Hiroshige
Author : Narazaki Muneshige
Artist : Utagawa Hiroshige
Publisher : Nihon Hanga Kenkyujo
The estimated Period : Showa period (1977) but, details are unknown.
Material : paper
Printing Method : Hand-printed woodblock prints (This traditional printing technique involves a pattern being engraved on wood. Color is transferred onto paper one color at a time by hand. )
Dimensions : about 256mm x 380mm (10.1in x 15in)
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.