Fortune-telling Paper Fan Print

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Fortune-telling Paper Fan Print by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Fortune-telling Paper Fan Print

Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks 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. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.

Comments - Charming fan print of a young courtesan from the Shinagawa or Shinjuku, the curious beauty eagerly opening a fortune from a fortuneteller. The rich colors in the print contrast beautifully with the woman’s fair complexion, the area around her eyes softly shaded with pink. An attractive design.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - Page size 9 1/2" x 13 1/4"

Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.

Fortune-telling Paper Fan Print by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Fortune-telling Paper Fan Print by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)