Lilac washed Seto Island Seascape at dusk

Geiyo Islands | Japan

£55

A lilac-washed seascape scene taken from Osaki Shimojima Island, looking out over veiled layers of mountainous islands — Geiyo Region, Hiroshima Prefecture.
A lilac-washed seascape scene taken from Osaki Shimojima Island, looking out over veiled layers of mountainous islands — Geiyo Region, Hiroshima Prefecture.
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Landscape
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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag® Baryta
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Date Captured
June 2018
Date Released
March 2023
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This stunning image hails from the tranquil shores of Mitarai, an old fishing village on the island of Ōsaki-Kamijima, nestled within the Seto Inland Sea. Rich in history and drenched in scenic beauty, the village offers views that are as captivating as they are serene.

The print captures a breathtaking seascape scene under a wash of lilac dusk. A chain of mountainous islands stretches across the image, their layers unfolding dreamily into the distance, offering a sense of depth and tranquillity. A small island enters the scene from the right, its silhouette stark and black against the lilac tones of the evening, providing an elegant contrast that further accentuates the otherworldly hues of twilight.

Almost monochromatic due to the remarkable evening lighting, this lilac-hued masterpiece is a testament to the calming beauty of twilight. It's a scene that captures the delicate transition between day and night, reflecting the serene atmosphere of this charming Japanese village. The mood of this print is undoubtedly calming and reflective, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a soothing and aesthetically pleasing addition to their art collection.

A lilac-washed seascape scene taken from Osaki Shimojima Island, looking out over veiled layers of mountainous islands — Geiyo Region, Hiroshima Prefecture.

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