Hiroshige I - Shrine festival at night
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Utagawa Hiroshige I (1797-1858)
Shrine festival at night with a boat at the torii of Miyajima.
Title: Aki – Itsukushima, Sairei no zu (Aki Province, Itsukushima, Depiction of a Festival)
Series: Rokujû-yoshû meisho-zue (Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces)
Signature: Hiroshige hitsu
Publisher: Koshimura-ya Heisuke (Koshi-hei)
Size: Oban, 34,1 x 23 cm (picture size)
Very nice impression and colours. Not mounted. Margins neatly replaced. Tiny weak damage of paper at right under the crossbar of the torii. Very nice and fresh condition.
Fig. in Suzuki / Ôkubo, No 50; Jansen, No 50. Compare MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll., No 11.17046 and more.