Hiroshige: Chiyogaike Pond, Meguro

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Chiyogaike Pond, Meguro
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1856

A cascading waterfall fills Chiyo’s Pond, named after an ancient samurai’s wife. The reflections of the trees in the pond are a notable feature, as Hiroshige did not use reflections in very many of his prints, as it was something of an exotic import.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Full margins.
Dimensions: ôban 37.2 x 25.3 cm
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, plate 23.
Signature: Hiroshige ga