Hiroshige - Maisaka
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Distant view of a coastal landscape over the sea with boats. At the right side in the background Mount Fuji.
Title: Maisaka – Imagiri shinkei (Maisaka – View of Imagiri) – (Station No 31)
Series: Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tôkaidô Road)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Hôeidô (Takenouchi Magohachi)
Size: Oban, 22,5 x 35,4 cm (picture size)
Good to very good impression and very good, fresh colours. Margins a tiny bit trimmed. Lower margin under the picture neatly replaced. Vertical centrefold as often. Two restored wormholes. Just a little bit soiled. All in all good condition. Collector's stamp.
Compare: Ukiyo-e Taikei vol. 14, No 31 (Fig.). MFA Boston (several variants).
From Hiroshige's first and most important Tokaido Road series.