Harunasan Yugure (Sunset at Mt. Haruna)

Tomikichiro Tokuriki

1923

Beautiful woodblock print "Harunasan Yugure" (Sunset at Mt. Haruna) is by Tomikichiro Tokuriki. This is one of "Gunma Senkei" ( Selected Scenes of Gunma) series.  Titled "Harunasan Yugure"(Sunset at Mt. Haruna) ), "Shohan" (First edition),   and edition number 174/200 on the right margin. Artist signature "Tomi" with red seal "Tomi" on the lower left of the image. Hand-signed "T. Tokuriki" in pencil by the artist on the bottom margin. Water marked "tomi" on the lower right corner of the paper. Amazing colors. Very subtle sunset scene.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 16 x 10 and 3/4 inches (40.7 x 27.2 cm)
Image size: 14 and 1/2 x 9 and 1/2 inches (37 x 24 cm)
Sheet number: 174/200 
Date: N/A
Signed: Artist signature "Tomi" with red seal "Tomi" on the lower left of the image. Hand-signed "T. Tokuriki" in pencil by the artist on the bottom margin.
Condition: Outstanding condition. Slightly wavy on right and left margin. A few faint ink smudges into bottom margin. 

Mt. Haruna is a dormant stratovolcano in Gunma prefecture, Japan.

Mount Haruna started to form more than 300,000 years ago and the last known eruption was c. 550. The volcano has a summit caldera containing the symmetrical pyroclastic cone of Mt. Haruna - Fuji, along with a crater lake, Lake Haruna, along with the western side.