Hiroshige - Coast nearby Hota
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Travellers on a narrow path along the coastline with breakers in the foreground. In the background Mount Fuji.

Title: Bôshû Hota no kaigan (The Seacoast at Hota in Bôshû (Awa) Province)

Series: Fuji sanjûrokkei (Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô)

Date: 4/1858

Size: Oban, 33,8 x 22,2 cm (picture size)

Very nice impression, perfect and fresh colours. Very good bokashi and wood grain. Broad margins, paper somewhat toned due to his age. Just a few tiny spots. All in all very nice condition.

Fig. Uhlenbeck/Molenaar, Mount Fuji, Sacred mountain of Japan. Leiden, 2000, p 54, No 52. Compare also: British Museum, No 1902,0212,0.396.24. MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll. No 11.39209.