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From the famous NIHON SANKAI MEISAN ZUE . The artist was Kangetsu Shitone and the series illustrates the Famous Sea and Land Products of Japan. In reality the products illustrated are from the Bay of Ise, south of Nagoya. Kangetsu's concept and many of his designs were plagiarised by Utagawa Hiroshige in the 1870's.

Shows seven boats persuing dolphins in an encircleing tactic, the trapped animals breeching the water.

From the first printing in 1799.

Woodblock.

Printed in black.

Dyptich.

300 x 200 mm (approx).

DOLPHIN FISHING. 1799. Japanese woodblock. Kangetsu Shitomo.

AU$350.00Price
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