Hiroshige - Sukiya in Edo
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Ditch of the castle of Edo and surrounding houses on a clear day in wintertime. Snowy landscape with Mount Fuji.
Title: Tôto Sukiyagashi (The Sukiya Embankment in Edo)
Series: Fuji sanjûrokkei (Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô)
Size: Oban, 33,5 x 22 cm (picture size)
Very nice impression, very good, just a tiny bit faded colours. Very good wood grain. Broad margins, horizontal centrefold, at upper margin a few small parts of thinned paper. Just a few tiny spots and faintly soiled. All in all very nice condition.
Fig. Uhlenbeck/Molenaar, Mount Fuji, Sacred mountain of Japan. Leiden, 2000, p 48, No 43. Compare also: British Museum, No 1902,0212,0.396.7. MFA Boston, 34.293.