Hiroshige: Sudden Shower over Shin-Ohashi Bridge and Atake

Hiroshige: Sudden Shower over Shin-Ohashi Bridge and Atake

Utagawa Hiroshige

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Sudden Shower over Shin-Ohashi Bridge and Atake
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 9/1857

Perhaps the most iconic image in Ukiyo-e, even copied in oils by van Gogh. Seven pedestrians huddle beneath scant cover as an afternoon thunderstorm interrupts the summer calm. A solitary boatman in the back seems unperturbed as he guides his log raft on the Sumida River.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige --One Hundred Famous View of Edo”: plate 58.
Signature: Hiroshige ga

SKU: HIR301


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