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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
A travelling lady with a parasol on horseback with an escort on the Yahagi Bridge, the longest bridge on the Tokaido Road. In the background to the right the castle of Okazaki.
Title: Okazaki, Yahagi no hashi (The Yahagi Bridge at Okazaki) (Station No. 39)
Series: Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi (The 53 stations of the Tokaido highway), the so-called "Gyôsho-Tôkaidô"
Signature: Hiroshige ga
Publisher: (Ezakiya Kichibei, Tenjudô, Edo)
Date: ca. 1841-44
Size: Horizontal Aiban, 19,5 x 31,5 cm (image)
Very nice impression, colours and condition, unbacked. One ink spot at the left side of the image, at lower margin a little bit stained, lower right corner in margin old replaced. Overall nice and fresh condition. Cf. MFA, Honolulu, Chazen, Harvard