Awa Province: Stormy Sea At The Naruto Rapids by Ando Hiroshige. A recreation of an original oil painting is recreated in the wall tapestry. Featuring a coastal scene with swirling water depicted in a vivid blue, orange banners with Asian inscriptions hang in the corners. Utagawa Hiroshige, born Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858), was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, specialising in beautiful vertical landscape artwork. He was considered to be one of the last great masters of the colour woodblock printing technique.
Traditional Tapestries were established in 1991 by husband and wife team, Colin and Catherine. Their workshops and office complex utilise a large converted barn nestling in the Cornish countryside. They are family business employing a local skilled workforce.
All of the tapestry panels and fabrics are imported direct from Master Flemish Weavers, who use modern electronic Jacquard looms utilizing the latest computer technology to create the finest high quality designs. Many designs are reproduced from ancient medieval tapestries, although several new creations are inspired from contemporary art forms. The unfinished tapestry panels are then sent to the UK where they are made into elegant wall tapestries, cushions and bags.
Measures 81cm x 134cm and has a tab on the back to hang using a pole or a rod (sold separately).