Hiroshige: Distant View of Kinryûzan Temple and Azuma Bridge
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Distant View of Kinryûzan Temple and Azuma Bridge
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1857, 7th month
A geisha drifts from our view on this spring day on the Sumida River. Cherry blossoms fill the air and on shore there is green everywhere. Very early impression, with printing effects that make it very close to the deluxe edition.
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Remargined.
Dimensions: ôban (35.6 x 24.3 cm)
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo:plate 39.
Seal: Aratame & Snake Year/8th month (1857)
Signature: Hiroshige ga