Hiroshige: Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title: Mitsumata Wakarenofuchi
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 1857

Boats laden with Rice, sake and cotton glide past the ever-regal Mount Fuji rising in the distance. Commerce has replaced entertainment here, as this is the site of a former pleasure district, which was destroyed as part of the Kansei Reforms. With coloring very close to the deluxe edition

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Barely visible center fold.
Dimensions: ôban (36.4 x 24.7 cm)
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, plate 57.
Signature: Hiroshige ga