Hiroshige: A willow tree at the entrance of Shimabara (Shimabara deguchi no yanagi). (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: A willow tree at the entrance of Shimabara (Shimabara deguchi no yanagi).
Series: Famous places of Kyoto (Kyoto meisho)
A gentleman who has thoroughly enjoyed his sake is helped along by a manservant and a female companion. A courtesan with her young attendants can’t help but look their way. They are passing a stand of water buckets, placed in the event of fire at the entrance of Shimabara. From the series “Famous places of Kyoto” (Kyoto meisho).
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Very slight center fold.
Dimensions: horizontal ôban
Publisher: seals’: Kawaguchi-ban in red; Eisendô ban in blue (Kawaguchi Shôzô)
Seal: Censors’: kiwame in blue
Signature: Hiroshige ga