Hiroshige: Kanagawa: View over the sea from Tea House Dai (Kanagawa: Dai no chaya, kaijô miharashi)

Hiroshige: Kanagawa: View over the sea from Tea House Dai (Kanagawa: Dai no chaya, kaijô miharashi)

Utagawa Hiroshige

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Kanagawa: View over the sea from Tea House Dai (Kanagawa: Dai no chaya, kaijô miharashi)
Series: Famous views of fifty-three stations of the Tôkaidô road (gojûsantsugi meisho zu-e:Vertical) # 4
Date: 7/1855

Tea House Dai was known for a wonderful view over the sea, good cooking, and beautiful servants. The guest on the veranda seems to enjoy all these and a cool summer night. On February 11, 1854 Commodor Perry on his second visit came to this bay and anchored the “Black Ship” here. On March 31 he signed the Kanagawa Treaty.

Dimensions: ôban vertical
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô
Seal: censor’s: aratame, Date: 7th month of Hare year (1855)
Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

SKU: HIR105


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