Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa mid-1840s

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa mid-1840s by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Print
Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa mid-1840s

Series; Famous Places in Edo
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Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa mid-1840s - Handsome view of Akabane Bridge in Shiba with a rosy sunset glow spreading above the trees in the distance. Pedestrians make their way over the gracefully arched wooden bridge with three beauties carrying umbrellas. At left, the highest fire tower in Edo rises above a tree-covered hill, the street below lined with daimyo's mansions. An attractive scene with soft shading in the water and sky. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has this image in its collection.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 8 1/2" x 13 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Backed with paper. Vertical fold. Creasing and wrinkling, slight toning and soiling, a few spots. Please see photos for details.

Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa mid-1840s by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba, circa mid-1840s by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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