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Hoki Province, Ono, Distant View of Mount Daisen - Utagawa Hiroshige prints

Hoki Province, Ono, Distant View of Mount Daisen

By Utagawa Hiroshige

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Hoki Province, Ono, Distant View of Mount Daisen - Utagawa Hiroshige print

Utagawa Hiroshige
1853

Contact Scholten Japanese Art about Hoki Province, Ono, Distant View of Mount Daisen By Utagawa Hiroshige

Date: 1853

Medium: woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e, woodblock

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 36.1 by 24.9 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: $4500 (excl. taxes)

Description:

From the series "Famous Places in the Sixty Odd Provinces" signed Hiroshige ga with publisher's seal Koshi-Hei (Koshimura-ya Heisuke), carver's seal Hori Take, date seal Usha-juni (12th month, year of the ox [1853]), and censor's seal aratame (examined)

oban tate-e 14 1/4 by 9 3/4 in., 36.1 by 24.9 cm

Mount Daisen, also called Oyama, was the highest mountain in Hoki Province. Halfway up the mountain is the Daisen Buddhist temple, and on the summit is the Ogamiyama Shinto shrine. The mountain held a very important religious significance, and its shrine was considered the most sacred place in the region.

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