Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1832 - 1834

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1832 - 1834 by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Print
Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1832 - 1834

Series; Famous Places in Edo
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction

Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1832 - 1834 - Handsome landscape of Asuka Hill in Edo, a popular location for viewing cherry blossoms each spring. At left, a procession of men and women in blue kimono follows along the side of a hill, some of the participants carrying umbrellas or fans. At right, two samurai on horseback follow a path past a signpost, while other visitors stroll about the hillside dotted with flowering cherry trees and tall pines. An attractive composition with soft shading. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has this image in its collection.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 8 1/2" x 13 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Slight separation along vertical centerfold, tiny losses at corners, a few wormholes, repaired. Slight toning, creasing, and soiling, stains. Please see photos for details.

Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1832 - 1834 by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, circa 1832 - 1834 by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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