Hiroshige: Inari Bridge and Minato Shrine
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
A busy city harbour scene, viewed through the masts and rigging of a ship; on the left Mt. Fuji rises above the horizon.
Title: Teppôzu Inaribashi Minato-jinja (Inari Bridge and Minato Shrine, Teppôzu)
Series: Meisho Edo hyakkei (Hundert berühmte Ansichten von Edo)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Uo-Ei (Uo-ya Eikichi)
Size: Vertical Oban, 33,8 x 22,5 cm (image size)
Very good impression and vivid colours. Wide margins, not backed. A little surface dirt, minor creases and and a small paper thinning in upper margin. Verso on top two faint paper traces of prior attachment. Overall very good condition.
Illustrated in: Lane, Ukiyo-e, p. 249, No. 245 (77); Ukiyo-e Taikei, vol. 17, No. 77; Smith, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, No. 77. See also MAK Vienna, Inv.-No. KI 10961