Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) - Uit "Picture Book of Souvenirs of Edo (Ehon Edo Miyage), Volume 2" - around 1851

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) - Uit "Picture Book of Souvenirs of Edo (Ehon Edo Miyage), Volume 2" - around 1851
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print diptych in pastel colours by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) - From "Picture Book of Souvenirs of Edo (Ehon Edo Miyage), Volume 2" - ca. 1851

This woodblock print diptych is originally from Hiroshige's "souvenirs of Edo". These are a series of picture books (10 volumes) published in 1850–1867. The attractive designs describe beautiful and well-known places in and around the city of Edo (present-day Tokyo). These original woodblock prints are from volume 2.

The main photo is a composition of photos. This was done to provide a good impression of the actual diptych. The individual sheets are still intact, please see photo 2.

Measurements per sheet: 18.2 x 12.2 cm
Measurements of the diptych image: 22 x 16 cm

The diptych is in good condition. A good impression. Some light stains. The original binding holes are still visible. Please view the photos for the details.

Will be shipped in sturdy packaging.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
around 1851
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title of artwork
Uit "Picture Book of Souvenirs of Edo (Ehon Edo Miyage), Volume 2"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0×22×16 cm
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