Hiroshige: Yanagishima (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
A pleasure boat is sculled up the Jukkengawa canal, towards Yanagibashi (Willow Bridge) and the pictured Myoken Hall, within the Nichiren temple of Hoshoji. The most famous devotee of this sect was Katushika Hokusai. We also see the restaurant Hashimoto, which beckons brightly here to the left of the Willow Bridge.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Large, untrimmed margins. Minor wrinkles
Dimensions: ôban 36.5 x 25.1 cm
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, plate 32.
Signature: Hiroshige ga