Hiroshige: Lord Nakakuni at Sagano Field fan print (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Lord Nakakuni at Sagano Field fan print
Date: 1856

Uncut uchiwa-e, or fan print of Lord Nakakuni playing the flute at Sagano Field by moonlight. He was dispached by the Emperor to bring back the court lady Kogô no Tsubone, who had been in exile at Sagano Field. The playing of the flute was Nakakuni’s way of breaking the news to Kogô. Extremely rare.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: uchiwa-e
Publisher: Izumiya
Literature: Shown in Tamba “The Art of Hiroshige”
Seal: Date year of dragon
Signature: Hiroshige ga