Hiroshige: Ueno in Iga Province
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Ueno in Iga Province
Series: “60-odd Famous Views of the Provinces” (Rokujûyoshû meisho zue).
Features the strong yet flowing diagonal symmetry that is prominent in many of Hiroshige’s best designs. We see small figures crossing the bridge of the Kazu River. In the distant left is a castle from 1570.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke
Literature: See “Hiroshige’s Journey in the 60-Odd Provinces”, plate 39, page 147.
Seal: Carver’s seal: hori sôji
Signature: Hiroshige ga