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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
The famous cherry blossom in the mountains of Yoshino in Nara prefecture.
Title: Yamato Yoshino-yama (The Yoshino Mountains in Yamato Province)
Series: Shokoku meisho hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Famous Places in the Provinces)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uoei)
Size: Vertical Oban, 33,3 x 22,2 cm (image size)
Excellent impression and colours. Lower margin slightly trimmed, paper a little age-toned. Left margin backed from verso. Overall very nice condition.
Cf. British Museum1915,0823,0.329.23 a.o.; Tokyo Digital Museum 90203601; Chazen Museum of Art, Van Vleck Coll. 1980.2243; Library of Congress, LC-USZC4-9955a.o.