View full screen - View 1 of Lot 25. UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), MEGURO DRUM BRIDGE AND SUNSET HILL (MEGURO TAIKOBASHI YÛHINOOKA) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY.
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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), MEGURO DRUM BRIDGE AND SUNSET HILL (MEGURO TAIKOBASHI YÛHINOOKA) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), MEGURO DRUM BRIDGE AND SUNSET HILL (MEGURO TAIKOBASHI YÛHINOOKA) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), MEGURO DRUM BRIDGE AND SUNSET HILL (MEGURO TAIKOBASHI YÛHINOOKA) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,000

GBP

THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858)

EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

MEGURO DRUM BRIDGE AND SUNSET HILL (MEGURO TAIKOBASHI YÛHINOOKA)


woodblock print, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei), signed Hiroshige ga, published by Uoya Eikichi, 1857 (Ansei 4)

Vertical ôban:

35.5 x 24 cm., 14 x 9 1⁄2 in.


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A few small restorations, and very light soiling.


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Similar examples are in various museum collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no.21.9512, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no.JP2516 and the British Museum, London, accession no.1906,1220,0.744.