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Hattachi no kai from the print set Four Seasons of Fukushima

Shinobu Mochizuriishi from the print set Four Seasons of Fukushima
 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Hattachi no kai

from the print set Four Seasons of Fukushima

by Sakamoto Isamu, 1982

Sakamoto Isamu (b. 1931)


IHL Cat. #2236

About This Print

A view of Bentenjima from the Hattachi coast in Iwaki City, the southern-most city along the Fukushima coast. The island was inundated when the tsunami hit on March 11, 2011 but recovered, as has Iwaki City.


Sakamoto produced a similar view of Bentenjima in the below 1975 print, copied from a local newspaper.



This print is one of four in a set of prints titled Four Seasons of Fukushima.

Four Seasons of Fukushima 福島の四季
top left: 波立の海 top right: 信夫文字摺石 
bottom left: 須賀川の牡丹 bottom right: 鶴ヶ城望遠
1 website of the Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association https://fukushima-guide.jp/discover/mochizuri-kannon/

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #2235
 Title/Description Hattachi no kai 波立の海
 Series Four Seasons of Fukushima 福島の四季
 Artist 
 Sakamoto Isamu (b. 1931)
 Signature 
Isamu Sakamoto in pencil
 Seal
 
artist's red square seal reading 勇 Isamu 
 Publication Date 1982
 Edition 114 of 150
 Publisher Gakushū Kenkyūsha 学習研究社
 Carver self-carved
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent
 Miscellaneous
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative prints)
 Format 
 H x W Paper 15 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (39.1 x 51.8 cm)
 H x W Image 13 x 19 in. (33 x 48.3 cm)    
 Collections This Print
last revision:
1/29/2020 created
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