6 mm Watanabe Reprint - This beautiful woodblock was published by the Watanabe Company and bears the important Watanabe round 6 mm seal. These old Watanabe prints are some of the finest woodblock reprints ever done. Watanabe began using the 6 mm seal after World War II ended, and it was in use from 1946 to 1957. These terrific Watanabe reprints are a wonderful way to collect a masterwork from the Edo era at an affordable price.
New Year's Sunrise with Snow at Susaki - Fantastic snow scene from the "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital" series. The beautiful new year scene with Sun rising in the distance. The snow-covered rooftops of the edges of Edo near the Bay. Beautiful color, the blue, rich red and white snow making a lovely contrast -- wonderful composition.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 8 3/8" x 13 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants or thinning on reverse at top edge from previous mounting. Slight toning. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.