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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Boats with fishermen fishing for Bonito at sea.

Title: Tosa - Kaijô katsuo tsuri (Tosa Province, Bonito Fishing at Sea)

Series: Rokujû-yoshû meisho-zue (Famous views of the 60-odd Provinces)

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei), Edo

Date: 9/1855

Size: Oban, 34 x 22,5 cm

Very good impression with brilliant colours. Not mounted. Professionally remargined. Small printing smudge in title cartouche. Verso some staining at upper half, barely visible from the front side. Altogether in very good condition.

Cf. Suzuki/Ôkubo, No. 58; Jansen, No. 58. Cp. MFA Boston, Bigelow. Coll., No. 11.26238 a.o.