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Hishikawa Moronobu Japanese Woodblock Print - Thunder Storm 1680

Hishikawa Moronobu Japanese Woodblock Print - Thunder Storm 1680


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Hishikawa Moronobu
Date: 1680
Size: 13 x 9.75 inches.
A book page depicting a thunderstorm from "A Collection of Japanese Paintings" (Yamato-e Zukushi - 大和絵つくし), which includes scenes from the Tale of Genji and Ise Monogatari as well as Noh chants.
Publisher: Urokogataya Sanzaemon.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Toned with marks and some creasing.
Note: The Library of Congress online collection has an example of this book in which brush coloring was added later to this original woodblock print.
Moronobu has been called the "father" of ukiyoe.