Hiroshige II - Entryway to the Tofukuji TempleHiroshige II - Entryway to the Tofukuji Temple
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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)

View of the long roofed entryway to the Tofukuji Temple in Kyoto in autumn.

Title: Kyôto Tôfukuji – Tsuten-bashi (Tsutenkyô Bridge to the Tofuku Temple in Kyoto)

Series: Shokoku meisho hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Famous Places in the Provinces)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uo-ei)

Date: 9/1859

Size: Oban, 34,5 x 22,6 cm (woodblock size)

Nice impression and good colours. A little bit faded, paper with a few tiny bit thinned parts, small restored pinholes at left margin, stain at lower part, otherwise still very good condition.

Compare: British Museum, No 1915,0823,0.329.8.

€ 690,-