Ox in the Peach Garden

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Ox in the Peach Garden by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Ox in the Peach Garden

This Print from the Venerable Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi prints were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. The Adachi group also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. These Adachi prints are sealed with a decorative, raised seal reading "Adachi" in roman characters indicating the print meets Adachi’s high quality standards.

Comments - Charming Hiroshige pillar print depicting a large black Japanese ox wandering under the slender branches of peach trees in a garden The verse at upper right reads:

Grasses of the field lie under the fog
I come back from the peach garden in rain.

The pink blossoms form a lovely contrast with the soft grays of the design. An attractive choice for framing.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 14 3/4" x 5" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Very small crease at edge. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

Ox in the Peach Garden by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Ox in the Peach Garden by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)