New Years Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree Acrylic Print
by Georgia Fowler
New Years Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree by Georgia Fowler - 6.5" x 10"
New Years Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree acrylic print by Georgia Fowler. Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of an acrylic print. Your image gets printed directly onto the back of a 1/4" thick sheet of clear acrylic. The high gloss of the acrylic sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results. Two different mounting options are available, see below.
New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji. Ukiyo-e print shows foxes gathered around a tree, breathing fire . Color woodcut by Ando... more
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New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji. Ukiyo-e print shows foxes gathered around a tree, breathing fire . Color woodcut by Ando Hiroshige. No. 118 in the series Meisho Yedo Hiakkei (One Hundred Famous Views of Edo), 1857.
This unique print is the only one in the entire series that involves fantasy and is generally included among the "best three," together with prints 58 and 107. On the last day of the year, according to legend, all of the foxes if the eight Kanto provinces would gather at a particular tree near Oji Inari Shrine. They would change their dress before visiting the shine, where they would be given orders for the coming year. On the way they would breathe flames (kitsunebi) by which local farmers were able to predict the success of the crops of the coming year, either by the shadows cast by the flames or by their numbers. The word "foxfire" exists in English as a literal translation of Kitsunebi; both words are used to explain strange lights at night, suc...
About Georgia Fowler
Fine art photography by Georgia Fowler of GCF Photography - www.gcfphoto.com - Georgia Fowler is a British fine art photographer. Specialising in the fabulous architecture and landscapes of Europe and the street life and tropical beauty of SE Asia which she travels to regularly. - Both vibrant color and dramatic high contrast black and white is represented in her art, and is well suited for home decor, office art and general interior design of all styles. Please email ([email protected]) if you are looking for a certain type of print or have any questions about design ideas. Also if you have any questions about digital licensing of Georgia Fowler's photographs please get in touch. Sign up here for regular promotions and...