A Japanese Garden in Summertime - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle (9780804854153)

Current Stock:
Tuttle Publishing
Date Published:
full-color woodblock print
Trim Size:
8 X 8

  • 1000 pieces
  • Finished puzzle is 24 x 18 inches
  • Quality design & easy to handle pieces
  • Features the classic Japanese woodblock print Songs of the Four Seasons: Summer (1853) by Kuniteru Utagawa
  • This print is of Prince Genji and some courtiers enjoying a summer evening in the palace garden

  • About the Author:
    Tuttle Studio draws inspiration from the modern and traditional cultures of Asia to create its language workbooks and resources, journals, stationery, gift wrapping products and origami paper. It is a division of Tuttle Publishing, a leading publisher of books on the languages, history, art and cultures of Asia. The company was founded in 1832 in Rutland, Vermont (USA) and opened a branch in Tokyo, Japan in 1948.

    Kuniteru Utagawa (active 1818-1860) was an ukiyo-e artist in the tradition of the Utagawa school. Born in Edo (Tokyo), he studied under both Kunisada and Toyokuni I. He produced prints of a wide variety of subjects, including many depicting the increasing Western influence on Japan, with his main output taking the form of book illustrations and single-sheet ukiyo-e.