Hiroshige: Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 5/1856

Delightful view of Edoites enjoying a grove of blooming cherry trees, below, and a view of Ueno from the Flower Pavilion, upper right. Hiroshige has employed the “Genji clouds” in the middle of the scene to separate the two types of enjoyments. This flower pavilion, the Shisentei, was founded by a gardener and featured flowers that bloomed during all four seasons.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Center fold.
Dimensions: ôban (36.5 x 24.6 cm)
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo, plate 16. See also the online museum collections of AIC, MFA, Brooklyn, MET Museum.
Signature: Hiroshige ga