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