Hiroshige "Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill"
Item# cherryblossom-viewing-at-asuka-hill-circa-1818441846

Product Description

Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Print Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1844 - 1846 Series; Among Famous Places in Edo. Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1844 - 1846 - Lovely landscape view of Asuka Hill in Edo, a popular location for viewing cherry blossoms each spring. At left, a woman climbs to the top of the hill as other beauties stop and look out over the countryside. Under the tall pine trees in the center, three women play a hand game called ken, while children play leapfrog behind the. A group enjoys a picnic a straw mat at right. The site is dotted with flowering cherry trees covered with pale pink and white blossoms. An attractive composition with soft shading. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has this image in its collection. Image Size - 8 1/2" x 13 1/2" margins as shown. Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. (76)