Hiroshige II - Sannô-Gongen-ShrineHiroshige II - Sannô-Gongen-Shrine
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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)

Out of the birds perspective, seen through clouds, the ascent to the Sannô-Gongen-Shrine . The sanctuary, also known as Hie-Shrine is one of the most famous and important shrines in Tokyo.

Series: Tôto sanjûrokkei (Thirty-six Views of the Eastern Capital, i.e. Edo)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Aito (Sagamiya Tôkichi)

Date: 3/1862

Size: Oban, 34,2 cm x 22,5 cm (print size)

Print in very good condition and fine colours. Here the colour variation with the red Bokashi in the upper side of the sky and the clouds on the right side. Light stains in the margins. Altogether in fine condition.

Cp.: MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll. Inv. No. 11.26455. Honolulu Museum of Art, Michener Coll. Inv. No. 22844. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum Inv. No. 1933.4.49