Hiroshige: Pine Beach at Miho (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Pine Beach at Miho
Series: Thirty-six Views of Mt Fuji (Fuji sanjûrokkei)
Date: 1858/8th Month
“The Pine Beach at Miho in Suruga Province” (Suruga Miho no matsubara), from the series “Thirty-six Views of Mt Fuji”. An extremely early and crisp impression, with the woodgrain evident in the sky and mica highlights. One of the best designs in the series, and many elements in the design echo the shape of Fuji-san.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Area of repaired wormage in top margin.
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô
Literature: See Matthi Forrer’s “Hiroshige” (Prestel, 1997), figure 77.
Signature: Hiroshige ga