Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
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Artist: Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
Date: ca.!832
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e, 14.5 by 9.5 ins.
Description: Two women wayfarers, and a servant carrying their boxes, passing along by rice fields, overlooked by the huge snowy mass of Fuji. The neighbourhood of Hara is considered the best vantage point for magnificent views of Mount Fuji. In the Edo Period, travelling on the highway was considered very dangerous and women travellers were usually accompanied by their manservant.
Series: 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Publisher: Hoeido
Condition: Slight trimming to margins. Minor creasing but generally very good.
Impression: Fine
Price: (SOLD)

 

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