Hiroshige: Sakasai Ferry (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Sakasai Ferry
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo Hyakkei)
Date: 2/1857

Sakasai Ferry (Sakasai no watashi). Snow-white egrets are the focal point of this view of the wetland edges of the Nakagawa river. Humans and their dwellings are relegated to the distance as the river commands center stage. This edition has the dramatic bokashi that is darkest down the center of the river, one indicator of an early state.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition.. Some creases and minor backing remnants, verso.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige --One Hundred Famous View of Edo”: plate 67.
Signature: Hiroshige ga