Hiroshige - River with a steep bankHiroshige - River with a steep bank
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

View over a raging river to a steep bank with a gallery of caves.

Title: Buzen, Rakanji shita michi (The way beneath the Rakan monastery in the province of Buzen)

Series: Rokujû-yoshû meisho zue (Famous views from more than 60 provinces)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Koshi-hei (Koshimura-ya Heisuke)

Date: 11/1854

Size: Oban, 34,4 x 22,8 cm

Very good impression and very nice colours. A little bit soiled in the upper part of the sky. With a few small holes in the wide margin, neatly repaired and nearly invisible. Small black spot in the river due to printing. At all very nice condition.

Ref.: Suzuki/Ôkubo, No 61 (Fig.), Jansen, No 61 (Fig.).