Ichiryusai HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)




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An original painting on paper of an ai or ayu, river trout, (Plecoglossus altivelis) swimming in a stream. Sumi and light colour, 11 x 18 inches: 28 x 46cms. Painting comes from the collection of the Hiroshige collector Mr Oda Kakukiti and is sold with box guaranteed by the museum curator (and teacher of Narazaki) Fugikaku Shizuya, dated Dec.25th, 1954. There is also a letter from him to Mr Kakukiti telling him he is happy to guarantee the painting. Rare: It is now extremely difficult to find genuine Hiroshige paintings. (See also Flora & Fauna on this website for the print version of this painting.)


Very good condition. Fully mounted with box. Signed Ichiryusai with seal.


Status: Sold




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