Hiroshige: Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Boats laden with rice, sake and cotton glide past the ever-regal Mount Fuji rising in the distance. Commerce has replaced entertainment here, as this is the site of a former pleasure district, which was destroyed as part of the Kansei Reforms. With coloring very close to the deluxe edition.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Minor stain in dark area, lower right. Small repaired wormhole in sky.
Dimensions: ôban (36.6 x 25.5 cm)
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, plate 57.
Signature: Hiroshige ga