The diptych Fukuroi reprises the work of the famous japanese painter Hiroshige, master in the art of ukyoe in order to make a premium traditional Japanese decoration object, stemming from the famous serie “The 53 stations of the Tokaido”.
Materials: Canvas, wooden edging.
Size : 15.8 * 19.7 in, or 40cm * 50cm (*2 pieces).
Free shipping : 10 – 29 days ( North America, West Europa )
10 – 39 days ( rest of the world )
100% new, premium quality.
Original painting :
Did you know ?
The Ukyoe is a style of painting which flourished in Japan between 1700 and 1900. Very appreciated by all classes of the society during the Edo period, nowadays Tokyo, the distincts signs of its design are now considered as japanese pattern. Originally “ukyoe” means “painting of a floating world” had different subjects of predilection related to japanese culture and tradition.
Nature, fauna, flora, and one of its most telling symbols in the archipelago, the Mount Fuji, which has been continually reproduced, notably by two of the greatest masters of this art, Hokusai, to whom one owes the great wave of Kanagawa, and Hiroshige.
Contrary to most european painters, artists from ukyo were famous in Edo during their lifetime and they had to produce sometimes work for the shogun or for special events. They gain worldwide posterity later when Manet, Monet, and different impressionist artists found inspiration in their art.