Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
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Artist: Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
Date: 1831-34
Size/Format: Oban yoko-e, 14.5 by 10 inches approx.
Description: A number of horses tethered near a tree in the fields, where a fair is held in the summer. This area was noted for Japanese irises. A famous poet who once passed by this vicinity adorned with irises composed a poem expressing the loneliness of his long journey from Kyoto where his wife remained.
Series: Fifty-three Stations of The Tokaido
Publisher: Hoeido
Condition: Some natural paper flaws to area of sky, slight centre-fold, otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine
Price: (SOLD)

 

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