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Utagawa Hiroshige I (1797-1858)

Groups of people taking a springtime stroll on Mt. Asuka, gazing at the cherry blossoms. In the background houses decorated with lanterns and a view of Mt. Fuji.

Title: Toto Asukayama (Mt. Asuka in Edo)

Series: Fuji sanju-rokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeido)

Date: 1858

Size: Oban, 33,8 x 22 cm (impression size)

Very fine print with beautiful coulours, smoothed centerfold (barely visble), altogether nearly in perfect condition.

Cf.: Museum of fine Arts Boston, Bigelow Collection, No. 11.26315