Salt Makers Beach, Iwami Province This print depicts the salt beach at the foot of Mt. Takazuno. The Torii gate to the left margin is the entrance to the Kakinomoto Sanctuary situated higher in the mountain
Castle In quiet grandeur the Castle fills the picture plane, in beautifully proportioned lines and fine detail. A large tree, and favorite motif of the Artist, rises majestically before the Castle, its branches a beautifully designed, decorative motif. A rare image by the artist
A Mirror of the Ages Lovely portrait of a smiling young beauty dressed in a blue and white patterned kimono. She looks over her shoulder with an expression of delight, her open lips revealing tiny, even white teeth. Her hair is arranged with a pouf above the forehead, the rest swept back into a large bun adorned with tie-dyed cloth, a comb, and decorative hairpins accented with metallic silver. Incredibly fine detail in the delicate hairline and soft pink shading around the eyes. The inset above shows a couple relaxing near an old "dragon plum" tree dotted with white blossoms, bundled up against the cool weather of early spring. A gorgeous Chikanobu image.
A Mirror of the Ages ,Girl with Comb Lovely portrait of a young beauty dressed in an aqua patterned kimono. She concentrates on her coiffure with her open lips revealing tiny, even white teeth. Incredibly fine detail in the delicate hairline and soft pink shading around the eyes. The inset above shows A traveler being treated for an ailment while his small companion looks on. A gorgeous Chikanobu image.
Geese Flying South A couple, the man holding an ax are wrapped in heavy garments huddled by a fire in the snow. Above, a flock of geese fly south for the winter A poem describes the scene A very unusual image by the artist
Starlit Night Miyajima This beautiful image has the sensibility of a watercolor.. the reflection of the lantern light is clouded by the wet, and the mood of the dark, serene starlit night is effectively expressed The color tones produce a lucid feel and evoke a sense of total silence.. An outstanding sheet of this beautiful image with rich saturated color and velvet texture.