Eight Views of Lovers’ Meetings

(Ômi hakkei, 遇見八景)

c. 1833

Ômi hakkei is a common subject in Japanese art that is usually translated as Eight Views of Ômi, Ômi being a province in Japan that is now known as Shiga Prefecture.  This series has fan-shaped insets of aizuri-e (printed in blue) landscapes.

 

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