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Kokunimasa: On the ferry to RyôgokuKokunimasa: On the ferry to Ryôgoku
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Kokunimasa: On the ferry to RyôgokuKokunimasa: On the ferry to Ryôgoku
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Utagawa Kokunimasa (1874-1944)

Three ladies and a child are crossing the Sumida river on a small ferry. On the other side Mt. Fuji rises above the cityscape.

Title: Ryôgoku-daichi Fuji-mi no watashi (Seeing Mt. Fuji from the ferry to Ryôgoku)

Series: Tôkyô fûkei (Sights of Tokyo)

Signature: Kokunimasa

Seal: not read

Publisher: Katada Chôjirô?

Date: 1893

Size: Oban triptych, 35,5 x 70 cm

Fine impression and excellent colour, with embossing and burnishing. Visible woodgrain. Minor trimming. Retains old backing, sheets not glued together. Some marginal toning and only minute defects. Overall excellent condition.

A rarely seen triptych. Cf. National Diet Library (NDL), info:ndljp/pid/1307868.

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