Hiroshige: Moonrise over Tanakawa

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Moonrise over Tanakawa
Series: Edo Meisho
Date: 1853

View of Tanakawa in Autumn (Takanawa aki no kei). Ladies relaxing at an inn watch the scene below them as night brings curtains on the lively waterfront. Palanquin bearers, moored boats, tea stalls and birds against the rising full moon are all part of the tableau.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Repaired wormage in margin.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Yamadaya
Literature: See BM, MFA websites.
Seal: Aratame & date year
Signature: Hiroshige ga