Original woodblock print by Hiroshige II (1826-1869) – 'Fujisawa' (station 7) – From the series 'The Tokaido Road – The Fifty-three Stations' (Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi) – Japan – 1854
Two ladies with umbrellas in falling snow at night.
From a set of 56 designs, printed in pairs to 28 vertical chuban sheets.
Date: 1854/2nd month
Publisher: Yamashiro-ya Jinbei
Size: 12.1 x 18.4 cm (horizontal yotsugiri (half chuban))
Censor’s seal: Aratame
Signature: Shigenobu ga
The series dates from the start of Hiroshige II's career, when he was using the name 'Shigenobu', the artist's name given to him by his master Hiroshige I.
Good impression, full size. Somewhat faded colours and darkened from day light exposure. A brownish spot upper right corner. Some remnants of a former album mounting on the back (not visible from the front).
For complete series see: http://www.hiroshigeii.net/series/TokaidoTsugi.html
Will be shipped by registered and insured mail.
- Original woodblock print
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
- Title of artwork
- 'Fujisawa' 藤澤 - From the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido"
- Reasonable condition, see description
- 12.1×0×18.4 cm