Large woodblock by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) (Yu-Yu-Do Re-print) - 'Holiday of Cherry Blossoms at Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô sakura no monbi), from the series "Famous Places in Edo" (Edo meisho)".
Date: circa 1970.
Technique: woodblock print.
Publisher: Hoeidö and Senkakudö (combined seal).
Seals: Hoeidö and Senkakudö Takemuchi Magohachi and Tsuru-ya Kiemon (circa 1830s-1840s) 保永堂と仙鶴堂.
Description: townscape. Courtesans and attendants parading along Nakanocho, Yoshiwara's main street, at the height of cherry-blossom season.
Dimensions: horizontal ôban: 25.5 x 38.3 cm.
The woodblock print is in perfect condition. It has never been exposed to direct light so the colours are impressive. Please see the photos as part of description.
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- Woodblock print (reprint), Yuyudo
- Woodblock print
- Washi paper
- ca. 1970
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
- Theme/ depiction
- Cherry blossoms
- Title of artwork
- Holiday of Cherry Blossoms at Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara - From the series "Famous Places in Edo"
- Very good condition, see description
- 255×383×1 mm