Hiroshige: Robe-Hanging Pine from 100 Views of Edo
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Robe-Hanging Pine, Senzoku Pond
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo Hyakkei)
View on the outskirts of Edo of “Robe-Hanging Pine, Senzoku Pond.” The great Buddhist saint Nichiren is said to have hung his kesa (Buddhist sash) on this tree, which is now on the grounds of the Nichiren temple of Myôfukuji. Very early edition with woodgrain visible in the water, which has beautiful bokashi. Senzoku no ike Kesakakematsu.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo, plate 110.
Signature: Hiroshige ga