Hiroshige: Evening Snow at Mount Hira (Hira bosetsu) (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Evening Snow at Mount Hira (Hira bosetsu)
Series: Omi Hakkei; Eight Views of Omi
Date: 1857/ 7th month

Celebratory clouds float above a scene of snowy solitude. The viewer feels as if they have just crested the hill and the serene vista has opened up before them.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. First state. Backed.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: See examples in Honolulu, MIA, Chazen and MFA. Only Chazen has the first edition.
Seal: ex Maroni collection (seal)
Signature: Hiroshige ga