Irises at Horikiri
Designer: Utagawa Hiroshige
Era: Post-war | Production quality (1~5): 3 | Condition (1~5): 5
Description: One of the designs from Hiroshige's large series 'One Hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo'. This is the Horikiri area, seen in late spring. The design is quite unusual in that it shows a very modern approach - close-up flowers framing a distant view. This is 'movie' framing ... dating from many many years before such a thing was seen in Western art ...
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