The loosely curved ripples in the water reflect the dim lantern lighting from the barge and town windows, an effect reminiscent of another popular Meiji style, kōsenga—an approach pioneered by Kobayashi Kiyochika. Similar to Kiyochika’s Fireworks at Ikenohata, light is the protagonist in Konen’s nocturnal scene. From the dramatic backlighting of the tree branches to the refracted light revealing quiet canal movement, and even the subtle glow of the top of the barge illuminated by the moon—each element in Dōtonbori is produced by light. Read more on the blog!
+ Limited-edition, exclusive to 20x200
+ Museum quality: archival inks, 100% cotton rag paper unless noted
+ Handcrafted custom-framing is available
Our quoted dimensions are for the size of paper containing the images, not the printed image itself. We do not alter the aspect ratio, nor do we crop or resize the artists’ originals. All of our prints have a minimum border of .5 inches to allow for framing.
Museo Portfolio Rag
10"x8" | edition of 10
14"x11" | edition of 150
20"x16" | edition of 50
24"x20" | edition of 25