Hiroshige II - View of Niigata
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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
View to an harbour bay, behind an open view to a coastal landscape.
Title: Echigo Niigata no kei (View of Niigata in Echigo)
Series: Shokoku meisho hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Famous Places in the Provinces)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uo-ei)
Size: Oban, 33,5 x 22 cm (picture size)
Very good impression and nice fresh colours. Old mounting. Lower margin just a little bit trimmed. Vertical fold in the left margin, right margin somewhat worn and soiled, verso a weak horizontal fold, otherwise just a few small spots and paper faults. Throughout very good condition.
Compare British Museum, No 1915,0823,0.329.28 and others; Compare Library of Congress jpd-01365.