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Dragon in Cloud (Yuyudo)

Size: 40.5cm by 19.0cm (15.94 in by 7.48 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Ando Hiroshige

Era: Early Showa | Currency: $ / £ /

Price: ¥ 12,000$ 105.00£ 77.25€ 92.75 [Item has been sold]

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Description: This print is from the set 'Kacho Fugetsu (Beauties of Nature)' which consists of 20 Hiroshige design prints in ōtanzaku format published by Yuyudo in the 1970s, produced by the best engravers and printers at that time.

A white dragon emerges from black clouds in this dramatic illustration by Hiroshige. The illustration is in a Chinese style, with few colours used and areas carved to mimic brushstrokes. While the black flecks of ink scattered across the canvas appear to have been applied with a flick of a brush, comparison with earlier prints shows that they have been carefully carved and woodblock-printed to resemble Hiroshige's illustration as closely as possible. The white area which makes up the dragon's face is one of the only sections not printed. The original ōtanzaku (large tanzaku print) was produced in the 1830s by Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudō).


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