Auction Catalog: Japanese Prints - 986 Archive
Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858 - Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital - Yushima Tenjin Shrine
Hiroshige Ando, 1797-1858 Stations of the Tokaido
Hiroshige was born as the son of a fire warden. He started his career as a woodblock engraver. Hiroshige's fame is based on his landscape designs. Famous are his prints of the Tokaido, a kind of highway system in ancient Japan connecting Edo and Kyoto. Hiroshige produced more than 30 series on the Tokaido. His compositions were influenced by Western art. After his death his prints had a great impact on French impressionism.
Biography Hiroshige Ando | Hiroshige and the Tokaido | 36 Views of Mount Fuji - by Hiroshige
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||Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital - Yushima Tenjin Shrine|
||gin sekai azuma ju-ni kei|
||Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858 |
||From the series, "Ginsekai Azuma Ju-ni Kei"
(Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital).
"Yushima Tenjin Shrine". Red sunset sky is seen over the compound
of Tenjin shrine in Yushima.
This series is in the collection of the
National Diet Library of Japan.
"Sumidagawa Ryo kawagishi Ichimoku no
Tsuki". The moonlight illuminates both banks
of the Sumida river.
||Very good ... Mica sprinkled on some parts of the print. Printed with "Urushi" in some parts. Silver colored metallic pigment on the title cartousche on the right margin.|
||Good ... Specks and discolorations. Foxing.
The title cartouche on the right
margin is oxidized.|
||A reference book, "Hiroshige" by Albuquerque
museum, 1983, stated, " ... only the first eleven
were done by Hiroshige, the twelfth was by
Hiroshige II. ... "Since these are the famous lacquer
paintings (urushi) ...".|
||15.2 inches = 38.5 cm|
||10.1 inches = 25.7 cm|
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