Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
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Artist: Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
Date: 1831-34
Size/Format: Oban yoko-e, 14 by 10 ins.
Description: View looking down upon a wide bed of the Oi River, with people waiting on its sand-banks to be taken across. There was no bridge across the Oi River and travellers had to cross it in a variety of ways as is shown in the picture. It became difficult to cross when heavy rain turned the river into fierce, raging rapids.
Series: 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Publisher: Hoeido
Condition: Faint vertical centre-fold, otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine
Price: (SOLD)

 

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