Hiroshige was born in the late 1700’s in Edo (today’s Tokyo). He was a contemporary of another great Japanese master – Hokusai. Hiroshige created more than 8,000 works during his lifetime; exploring many facets of his contemporary daily life in his native country. By The River is a serene image that is best rendered in silk or pearle cotton threads. Measures 8″ x 12″ on14 or 18 mesh mono deluxe needlepoint canvas. We are happy to select and add appropriate wool, silk or perle cotton threads to help complete. Please indicate your mesh preference in the Notes section at Checkout. If you do not provide a preference we will send the standard 14 count. Please contact us if you would like us to add the fibers of your choice.