Hiroshige: Iki Province: Shisa (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Iki Province: Shisa
Series: “60-odd Famous Views of the Provinces” (Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)
Date: 1856

A single pine tree stands like a silent sentinel atop a hillock overlooking Imari Bay. Everything feels floating, suspended as snow falls near a quiet village, sky blending into sea. One of the finest designs in this series.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke
Literature: See “Hiroshige’s Journey in the 60-Odd Provinces”, plate 68, page 164.
Signature: Hiroshige ga