Utagawa HIROSHIGE II (1829-1869)


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An original painting, full colour on silk, 37 x 14 in; 94 x 35.5 cms. The pupil of Hiroshige I who gave him the name Shigenobu. Adopted by Hiroshige in 1845 and married his daughter, Otatsu, on Hiroshige’s death. (Later divorcing her around 1865.) Shows a beauty cooling off on the prow of a boat beneath a full moon and the trestles of a bridge. (Probably the Ohashi over the Sumida River.)

 
 

In very good condition and possibly his best painting. Signed Hiroshige ga, seal unread.

 
 

Status: Available

 
 


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