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Awa Province, Naruto Rapids (Awa, Naruto no fûha)

Woodblock Print

Woodblock print of a breaking wave and seascape in bright colours.

object details
Object Type
Additional Titles
  • 六十余州名所図絵 阿波 鳴門の風波 (series title)
  • Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue) (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Colour print from woodblocks
Brief Description
Awa Province: Naruto Rapids from the series Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-odd provinces, by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Edo period, 1855, 9th month, colour print from woodblock.
Physical Description
Woodblock print of a breaking wave and seascape in bright colours.
Marks and Inscriptions
広重筆 (Signed)
Bibliographic Reference
Greenhalgh, Paul (Ed.), Art Nouveau: 1890-1914 . London: V&A Publications, 2000
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record createdJune 25, 2009
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