Hiroshige: Clearing Weather at Awazu (Awazu seiran)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Clearing Weather at Awazu (Awazu seiran)
Series: Omi Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi)
Date: 1857, 3rd month
Clouds decorated with festive confetti are a characteristic of this series. We see castle fortifications at left, and travelers making their way along an embankment lower left.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Barely discernible center fold.
Dimensions: ôban 35.5 x 23.8 cm
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: See examples in Honolulu, MFA, Chazen and the MFA.
Signature: Hiroshige ga