Hiroshige I - Tenmangû Shrine at Kameido
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Utagawa Hiroshige I (1797-1858)
Landscape covered in deep snow, a road with lanterns leads to the entrance of a shrine.
Title: Kameido Tenmangû keidai yuki (Snow in the Precincts of the Tenmangû Shrine at Kameido)
Series: Tôto meisho (Famous Places in the Eastern Capital)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Kikakudô (Sanoya Kihei)
Date: Ca. 1833-38
Size: Oban, 24,6 x 37 cm (paper size)
Good impression with fresh colours. Not mounted. Left margin professionally restored, barely visible vertical centrefold. Very fresh and clean condition of this popular and sought after winter landscape by Hiroshige.
Ukiyo-e Taikei, vol. 11, No 40 (Fig.); Honolulu, Cat. Hiroshige Michener Collection, Fig. IV-6-A. Compare also British Museum, 1906, 1220,0.890; MFA Boston Bigelow Coll. No 11.17257 and more; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, No 1978.1.75.