Hiroshige: Ryôgoku Bridge and the Great Riverbank (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Ryôgoku Bridge and the Great Riverbank
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1857

Hiroshige himself wrote that Ryôgoku Bridge was “the liveliest place in the Eastern Capital...day and night, the amusements never cease” (Ehon Edo Miyage, vol. I). This is the deluxe (“1st”) edition of this design from “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”.

One can feel the energy of the place in this design brimming with vitality and bright colors.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Narrow margins. The second green block in the upper foliage is slightly offset, which happened at the time of the printing.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo:plate 64.
Signature: Hiroshige ga