Hiroshige: Shinagawa Susaki--First Edition
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Shinagawa Susaki--First Edition
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1856/ 4
Susaki Shrine, honoring Benten, overlooks the beautiful expanse of Edo Bay. Lower left is a part of the pleasure quarters, and lower right we see a pedestrian bridge. First, “deluxe” edition, with the painstaking bokashi and the extra blue “cloud” in the sky.
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Repaired wormage right margin. First “deluxe” edition.
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo:plate 83.
Seal: censor’s seal: aratame & date seal 4th month of Dragon year (1856); carver’s seal: Hori Kan
Signature: Hiroshige ga