Hiroshige II - View of NiigataHiroshige II - View of Niigata
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Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869)

View to an harbour bay, behind an open view to a coastal landscape.

Title: Echigo Niigata no kei (View of Niigata in Echigo)

Series: Shokoku meisho hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Famous Places in the Provinces)

Signature: Hiroshige ga

Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uo-ei)

Date: 9/1859

Size: Oban, 33,5 x 22 cm (picture size)

Very good impression and nice fresh colours. Old mounting. Lower margin just a little bit trimmed. Vertical fold in the left margin, right margin somewhat worn and soiled, verso a weak horizontal fold, otherwise just a few small spots and paper faults. Throughout very good condition.

Compare British Museum, No 1915,0823,0.329.28 and others; Compare Library of Congress jpd-01365.