Hiroshige - Kameyama
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Snow-covered mountainscape in the early morning. A daimyo and his followers on the way to the castle of Kameyama.

Title: Kameyama – yukibare (Kameyama – Clear Weather after Snow) (Station No 47)

Series: Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tôkaidô Road)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Hôeidô (Takenouchi Magohachi)

Date: 1833-34

Size: Oban, 22,5 x 34,7 cm (picture size)

Very good impression, fresh colours. Margins just a tiny bit trimmed. Lower margin under the picture neatly replaced. Vertical fold as often. A few very small wormholes, neatly restored. Just a tiny bit soiled. Very good condition. Stamp of the Hanns Crzellitzer collection on lower right corner.

Ukiyo-e Taikei vol. 14, No 47 (Fig.). Izzard, Hiroshige, An exhibition of selected prints and illustrated books. The Ukiyo-e Society of America, New York, 1983, Fig. 18. Link, Hiroshige - Michener Collection, Honolulu Academy of Arts1991, Fig. I-1-Ac. Strange, The Colour-Prints of Hiroshige, London 1925. Stephen Addiss (Ed.), Tôkaidô. Adventures on the Road in Old Japan. Lawrence, Kansas, 1980. Roger Keyes, Hiroshige’s Tôkaidô Prints, in: Stephen Addiss (Ed.), Tôkaidô. On the Road: Pilgrimage, Travel and Culture. Lawrence, Kansas, 1982, pp 46.

From Hiroshige's first and most important Tokaido Road series.