Light Book : Hokuetsu Seppu

Photo by ISHIZUKA Gentaro


About the artwork

“Hokuetsu Sppu”, stories of snow country in Hokuetsu region written by Bokushi Suzuki was a best-seller in Edo era which describes the life of a heavy snowfall region and how snow can be dangerous. Detailed sketches pop-up from a book which consists of extracted text and illustrations regarding Echigo-Tsumari from the original book.


Artwork no. M046
Production year 2015
Area Tsunan
Village Owarino
Venue Ex-Tomitaya Ryokan (in Tsunan Information Centre)
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