Best of Seasonal Ukiyo-e

Full of Spring Blooms
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Staff Favorites

Katsushika Hokusai
"Perspective View of Oji Inari Shrine, Asukayama"

This is one of 11 prints of Hokusai's "Shinpan Uki-e (New Publication Ukiyo-e)". This series can be classified in the "Meisho-e (pictures of celebrated places)" category. This is the scenery of Oji area in Tokyo in pinkish cherry blossoms season. Hokusai skillfully depicted it with bird's-eye view.

Utagawa Hiroshige
"Suijin Woods and Masaki on the Sumida River Banks"

This is one of the most beautiful work in the series of "One Hundred Views of Famous Places of Edo" by Hiroshige. His amazing composition makes this work very unique, but he skillfully harmonizes it with using soft and light colors. The color balance between pink and blue is very beautiful. His eye starts from the front which has cherry blossoms, people and shrine, then views Mt. Tsukuba over Sumida river in the distance.

Katsushika Hokusai
"Bullfinch and Dropping Cherry"

A branch full of cherry droops, cutting through the lower foreground diagonally from left to right. A bullfinch perches on it, upside down. This is one of the print of Hokusai's flowers and birds series and printed in the small size paper called "Chuban". There are 10 prints in this series and drew in the best period of Hokusai as "Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji".

Kitagawa Utamaro
"Dojoji Dancer"

This is one of 5 prints of Utamaro's series, "Contemporary Dancers". Utamaro depicted the girl from well-to-do middle class family is dancing the program of "Dojoji". The design is one in which every detail was carefully planned and worked out with the greatest of skill and technical mastery.

Related ProductsThese products are recommended for displaying different works to match the season.

Adachi original frames for Oban (large-size) format

Adachi original frames
for Oban (large-size) format

The wooden frames are combined with durable UV-resistant acrylic sheets instead of glass. The frames can be used horizontally or vertically to match the Ukiyo-e displayed.

Frame stands

Frame stands

Frame stands are recommended for displaying works on a surface rather than hang it on walls. The stands can be disassembled for easy storage.

See our recommended works on display !Adachi Woodcut Prints Showroom in Mejiro, Tokyo

Full of Spring Blooms Travel Japan along with Cherry Blossoms

At the Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints Showroom in Mejiro, Tokyo, visitors can enjoy a display of recommended works selected especially for the season.

At the Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints Showroom in Mejiro, Tokyo, visitors can enjoy a display of recommended works selected especially for the season.