Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) - 'Iris Garden at Horikiri' - From the series "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital" - 1852

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) - 'Iris Garden at Horikiri' - From the series "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital" - 1852
Fair condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) - 'Iris Garden at Horikiri' - From the series 'Famous Places in the Eastern Capital' - 1852

Part of y triptych, see Tokyo Edo Museum:
http://digitalmuseum.rekibun.or.jp/app/collection/detail?ss=01&b1=1000200&b2=2000220&id=0199200004

A very attractive original print by Hiroshige, with an image of a Bijin (美人 - beautiful woman) in the famous Iris garden in Horikiri. It is the right part of a triptych, signed Hiroshige ga 広重画.
The print was published in 1852 (Kaei 5, 8th month) by ujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) with the censorship marks of Kinugasa and Murata.

Condition is fairly good, even though there are multiple wormholes, mostly on the right bottom, which show colour restoration. The figure itself is intact! The print does have good print quality with beautiful full lines and it has fairly heavy backing.
A very beautiful Bijin-ga depiction, which fills the print composition beautifully, and due to which the wormholes are not obtrusive.

The art print will be packaged with care and sent by registered mail with Bpost Tracking.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
1852
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
From the series: Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)
Title of artwork
'Iris Garden at Horikiri' - From the series "Famous Places in the Eastern Capital"
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
358×242×0 mm
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