Hiroshige: Chiyogaike Pond, Meguro (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Chiyogaike Pond, Meguro
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
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: Very good impression, color and condition. Full margins.
Dimensions: ôban 36.2 x 24.8 cm
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, plate 23.
Signature: Hiroshige ga