Hiroshige: Maple Trees at Mama, Tekona Shrine and Linked Bridge (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Maple Trees at Mama, Tekona Shrine and Linked Bridge
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
The brilliant maple leaves of Mama are given their closeup in this famous view. We see Tekona Shrine and the Linked Bridge, two other famous places that would be familiar to viewers of the period. Mama was more than ten miles east of central Edo. This example has light oxidation on the maple leaves, giving them a very pleasing brightness.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban 358mm x 248mm
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo:plate 94.
Seal: Aratame & Snake year/1st month (1857) 1
Signature: Hiroshige ga