Hiroshige: Drum bridge in MeguroHiroshige: Drum bridge in Meguro
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Pedestrians with their umbrellas crossing the famous drum bridge in winter.

Title: Meguro Taikobashi Yûhinooka (Meguro Drum Bridge and Sunset Hill)

Series: Meisho Edo hyakkei (One Hundred Famous Views of Edo)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Uo-ei (Uo-ya Eikichi)

Date: 4/1857

Size: Oban, 33,8 x 22,5 cm

Beautiful impression. Slight fading, some minor restored paper damages, mostly in margins and corners of the print. Overall still very good condition of this popular snow print by Hiroshige.

Cf. Henry D. Smith. Hiroshige. One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, New York, 2007 (6th ed) No . 111. MFA Boston, Spaulding Coll. No. 21.9512 a.o.