Mt.. Fuji Series:Mt. Fuji and Wheat Fields [in Japanese] The mountain, its outlines soft in the misty athmosphere, rises mysteriously between the quietly flowing clouds, passing over it; below, the gently wafting sedge balances the cloud pattern above; Beautiful colors of varied, soft greys and beige colors enhance this subtle Work
Fantasy in Blue No. 1 An animated, marvellously subtle and glowing Print - rare and unusual in this large size, by the Master of Woodblock Prints and Japan's senior, most admired and respected woodblcok print Artist. A Museum of his Works in his native Yamanashi Prefecture, is planned to open in 2005.
Mt. Fuji Series:White Capped Mt. Fuji [in Japanese] An unusualy, almost abstract view of the white Fuji, seen in the distance, rising above rows of grey mountain terrain. Its shape is gently embossed, an unusual feature in the Artist's depiction of Fuji
Lady No. 1 A subtle and evocative image of a woman in a flower patterned garment, her face accentuated by striking eyes, arched eyebrows and to the left, a strongly defined lock of hair. Colors of rust, blue and touch of yellow on soft ivory background create a gentle pattern of color. The effect is arresting yet non-intrusive; it is an image that continously renews itself as more subtleties are revealed.
Mt. Fuji Series:Day Breaking Clouds over Lake Yamanaka Mount Fuji is a mighty form, covering the whole Print surface, with the exception of bright yellow corners of sky and lightly floating cloud. Strong colors add to the bold, impressive effect of the Mountain's great presence
Memory No. 13 This is a very large, magnificent Print in many colors that glow, advance and recede. An abstract composition is firmly projected against a background of delicate gradations of color on the left, and on the right, an animated design in blocks of purple and green against bright blue. As in many of Hagiwara's Works, this Print provides a changing landscape of animated shapes, color and form.