Hiroshige: Mount Fuji on Tago Bay
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Mount Fuji on Tago Bay
Series: Fifty-three Pairings for the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsui)
Date: ca. 1845
One of the few designs by Hiroshige in this series: this is perhaps the finest design in the set. The poet Yamabe no Akahito wearing court garb raises his arm as he gazes over Tago Bay towards Mount Fuji.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Minor repaired binding holes, right margin.
Dimensions: ôban vertical
Publisher: Enshûya Matabei
Signature: Hiroshige ga