Hiroshige: Inari Bridge and Minato ShrineHiroshige: Inari Bridge and Minato Shrine
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

A busy city harbour scene, viewed through the masts and rigging of a ship; on the left Mt. Fuji rises above the horizon.

Title: Teppôzu Inaribashi Minato-jinja (Inari Bridge and Minato Shrine, Teppôzu)

Series: Meisho Edo hyakkei (Hundert berühmte Ansichten von Edo)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Uo-Ei (Uo-ya Eikichi)

Date: 2/1857

Size: Vertical Oban, 33,8 x 22,5 cm (image size)

Very good impression and vivid colours. Wide margins, not backed. A little surface dirt, minor creases and and a small paper thinning in upper margin. Verso on top two faint paper traces of prior attachment. Overall very good condition.

Illustrated in: Lane, Ukiyo-e, p. 249, No. 245 (77); Ukiyo-e Taikei, vol. 17, No. 77; Smith, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, No. 77. See also MAK Vienna, Inv.-No. KI 10961