Re: Unknown Artist

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Posted by Adam Sandler ( on January 12, 2017 at 05:10:17:

In Reply to: Re: Unknown Artist posted by Guy Pepermans on January 11, 2017 at 16:42:20:

Interesting indeed.

It seems that this artist, among others, such as Hiroshige, Harunobu, would use the 8 views of Omi as a recurring theme, just like the 53 Stations of the Tokaido series.

There would be a 1st printing made in 1805 with yellow green tones and a kiwame seal ( Very good find from Hans Olof), a later edo era edition that this print would most likely belong to (Such as the 3 prints referenced by the MFA); the Chicago Musuem also have another edition probably made in the 1810's:

I was able to discover another interesting article about the 8 views of Omi series and the chinese origin of the theme :

Thank you so much for the valuable help.

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