Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa 1840 - 1842 - Lovely view of Akabane Bridge in Shiba, with groups of women crossing over the arched wooden structure. At left, the highest fire tower in Edo rises above a tree-covered hill, the street below lined with daimyo's mansions and crowded with pedestrians. Softly shaded clouds border the foreground and drift above the rooftops. A handsome composition.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 8 1/2" x 13 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight separation at end of vertical centerfold, repaired. Slight rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.
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