Original woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) – ‘Yoshiwara Nihonzutsumi' よし原日本堤 (Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara) - No 100 from the series "Meisho Edo hyakkei" 名所江戸百景 (One Hundred Famous Views of Edo) - Japan - circa 1869
The groundbreaking series 'One Hundred Famous Views of Edo', featuring 118 striking scenic views of Edo. The designs depicts various scenes of the city through the four seasons from bustling shopping streets to splendid cherry orchards.
The series regarded as one of Hiroshige's best masterworks, influenced the French impressionists and post-impressionists. Van Gogh inspired by the series, experimented with imitations of Japanese methods and painted a few of his most well-known artworks.
This rare print is from an abbreviated edition (ca. 1869) of the 1856-58 series with the title cartouche changed to read 'Tokyo' instead of 'Edo'. Edo was renamed Tokyo in 1869 with the Meiji Restoration.
Oban format approx: 36.4 cm x 25.4 cm.
Overall condition is good, few little stains, small wormhole - repaired. Please see photos for details.
See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/237121
Shipping in secure packaging in acid-free paper and sturdy cardboard.
- Original Holzschnitt
- Polychromer Holzschnitt aus Nishiki-e (Brokat)
- ca. 1869
- Herkunftsregion/ Herkunftsland
- Künstler/ Schöpfer
- Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- ‘Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara’ - From the series "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo"
- Guter Zustand, siehe Beschreibung
- 0.1×36.4×25.4 cm