Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894)
Japanese Woodblock Print
The Year-end Fair at Kinryuzan Temple, 1869
Series; Famous Places in Tokyo
Attractive design from a series depicting famous places in Tokyo, published over several years starting in 1868. Hiroshige III includes traditional locations and activities, as well as modern Meiji sights, such as Western style buildings and transportation. These lively scenes are filled with wonderful detail, carefully rendered with vibrant color and soft shading. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has many images from this series in its collection. A great look at the rapid changes taking place in Tokyo during the Meiji era.
Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894)
13 1/4" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown
This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Creasing, slight soiling, number in ink in top margin, small stain at edge. Please see photos for details.