Hiroshige: Dawn at Kanda Myojin Shrine

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Dawn at Kanda Myojin Shrine
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 8/1857

Dawn breaks over the city of Edo, and Hiroshige has chosen to portray a most indirect and subtle point of view. We see a priest, a shrine maiden and an attendant getting ready for the day at Kanda Myojin Shrine, one of the most important shrines in Edo.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban 35.3 x 23.8 cm
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II; Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo, plate 10.
Seal: Aratame & snake year
Signature: Hiroshige ga