Hiroshige II: Sado Province
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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
Gold diggers and gold panners at work in an opencast gold mine on Sado Island.
Title: Sado Kinyama (Gold mountain, Sado Province) – No. 35
Series: Shokoku rokujûhakkei (Sixty-eight Views of the Various Provinces)
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô), Edo
Date: 1862, 2nd month
Original Japanese colour woodblock print. Size: Vertical Chûban, 22.7 x 16.6 cm (image)
Very nice impression and colours. Unbacked. Right margin restored, with a narrow part missing. Some wormholes, mainly in margins and corners, professionally restored. Overall very good condition.