UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1786–1865), EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY
GENJI CATCHING FIREFLIES
woodblock triptych: ink and colour on paper, the landscape by Hiroshige and figures by Kunisada, right and centre signed Toyokuni ga and left signed Hiroshige hitsu, published by Iseya Kanekichi
Ôban tate-e triptych:
each approx. 24 x 36 cm., 9½ x 14⅛ in.
- Slight foxing to paper.
- The prints are taped together with masking tape.
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