Hiroshige: Horikiri Iris Garden (Horikiri no hanashôbu)

Hiroshige: Horikiri Iris Garden (Horikiri no hanashôbu)

Utagawa Hiroshige

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Horikiri Iris Garden (Horikiri no hanashôbu)
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1857/ 5

Famous close-up view of the iris known as hanashôbu, cultivated at Horikiri since the 17th century. We see groups of admirers in the distance, with a careful portrait of several varieties of 19th century hybrids in the foreground. Later impressions lack the bokashi on the flower at right.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Center fold.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo:plate 64.
Seal: censor’s seal: aratame
Signature: Hiroshige ga

SKU: HIR336


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