Hiroshige: New Fuji, Meguro

Hiroshige: New Fuji, Meguro (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: New Fuji, Meguro
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1857, 4th month

Visitors enjoy blooming sakura and an ascent of this man-made mini-Fuji, constructed so that persons of all size, age and gender could enjoy scaling a Mt. Fuji replica. The real Mt. Fuji shines in the distance, as inspiring a view as ever. This is from the first, or deluxe edition, with the glove clouds in the middle bearing yellow along the top and pink along the bottom. With extensively applied mica and bokashi.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. First, or deluxe edition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, plate 24.
Signature: Hiroshige ga