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Hiroshige@One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Kanasugi Bridge in Shibaura

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Item No A1-92-454
Series One-hundred-Famous-Views-of-Edo
Title One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Kanasugi Bridge in Shibaura
Artist Hiroshige
Condition Foxing,Burn,Backed
Size 25~35.5cm
Price $1087.65

Hiroshige
1797-1858
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Ichiyusai, Ichiyosai, Utashige, and others. A pupil of Toyohiro. He started his career as working on the illustration for Kyoka (=comic Tanka poem) book or the actor painting. In 1832, he went up to the capital accompanying the Bakufufs procession, where being inspired so much, he produced and published, in the following year, g Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido h based on his experience on the journey. Its success boosted him to become a landscape painter. Afterwards, he successively sent out the masterpiece to the world such as gFamous Views of the Various Provincesh and gFamous Views of Edoh. Other representative pieces are gFamous Views of the Eastern Capitalh, g One Hundred Famous Views of Edo h, and so on.

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