Hiroshige - Fishermen on the beach
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Fishermen on the beach are pulling in the fishing nets.
Title: Kazusa – Yasashi-ga ura, Tôrima Kujûkuri (Kazusa Province, Yasashi Bay, Common Name 99-mile coast)
Series: Rokujû-yoshû meisho zue (Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Woodcutter: Hori Take (Yokogawa Takejirô)
Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata
Publisher: Koshi-hei (Koshimura-ya Heisuke)
Size: Oban, 34,5 x 22,9 cm (woodblock size)
Very nice impression and colours, full margins. Just a few creases and weak traces of use.
One of the valued coastal landscape pictures by Hiroshige in a very nice condition.
Fig. in Suzuki/Ôkubo, No 19, Jansen, No 19, also MFA Boston, Bigelow Collection No 11.17098 and more.