Ichiryusai HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)

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Oiso from the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido. The set published by Hoeido and Senkakudo c 1833-4. Shows travellers entering the coastal village under rain and a yellow sky. Hiroshige’s title for this design: ‘The Rain of Tora’ is a reference to the tearful Kabuki play concerning a prostitute Tora and her child.

Very good impression and colour. Minimal edge soil and uneven trimming of margins. Signed Hiroshige ga.

Status: sold

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