Hiroshige: Kaga Province (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Kaga Province
Series: “60-odd Famous Views of the Provinces” (Rokujûyoshû meisho zue).
Date: 1855/9th month
Kaga Province, The Eight Wonders of Kanazawa, The fishing Fires on Lake Renko (Kaga, Kanazawa hassyô no uchi, Renko no isaribi). First edition of this design, which compares favorably to the Pulverer example. In this evening view we see fishermen in small boats working the calm waters, fires lit to attract the fish. Series: 60-Odd Famous Views of the Provinces.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban (36.4 cm x 25 cm)
Publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke
Literature: See “Hiroshige’s Journey in the 60-Odd Provinces”, plate 32 page 92.
Signature: Hiroshige ga