Hiroshige - Akasaka
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Moonlit night, shadows of the trees frighten two travellers who believe to have seen the fox spirit, therefore one of them raises his arm to beat another traveller with a stick.
Series: Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi meisho zu-e (Famous views of the 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road - Vertical Tokaido Edition) – No 37
Publisher: Kodama Matashichi (active 1881-1894)
Date: 1891 (Meiji 24), Memorial Edition
Size: Oban tate-e
Good to very good impression, partly with colours in the style of the Meiji period, nicely retained original colours, very good condition, album backing.