Hiroshige II: Shinano Province
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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
A wooden bridge over the deep gorge of a raging river, behind it a waterfall cascading from the mountains; blossoming cherry trees lining the path to the bridge.
Title: Shinano Kume-ji (no) hashi (Bridge on the Kume Road, Shinano Province) – No. 24
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 good impression and colours. Unbacked. Right margin minimally trimmed, in upper right margin a few small wormholes professionally restored. Overall very nice condition.