Hiroshige: Station Yoshiwara
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Station Yoshiwara
Series: Fifty-Three Stations of Tokaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsantsugi no uchi); Also known as the “Reisho Tôkaidô” series.
Date: ca. 1850
A woman on horseback and her companions pass beneath the pine trees on the Tokaido Road. Behind them a beautiful Mt. Fuji rises, perfect as ever. The full title is: “Number 15: Yoshiwara: the Famous Sight of Mount Fuji on the Left” (Yoshiwara, meisho hidari Fuji).
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban horizontal 25 x 37 cm
Publisher: Maruya Seijirô (Marusei)
Seal: Censor’s seals of Mera and Watanabe
Signature: Hiroshige ga