Hiroshige: Dyers’ Quarters, Kanda

Hiroshige: Dyers’ Quarters, Kanda (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Dyers’ Quarters, Kanda
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Date: 1857

Fuji-san peeks through drying racks hung with indigo-dyed fabics that flap gently in the breeze. The patterns on the fabic strips at right bear the emblems of the publisher and Hiroshige himself. They’ll be made into tenugui, headbands. From the series “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uo-ya Eikichi
Literature: Smith 1986, number 75.
Signature: Hiroshige ga