HIROSHIGE (1797-1858). Fujimi Hyakuza. (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title: Fuji Hyakuza (One hundred views of Fuji). One volume, complete.
Description: Comprising two prefaces of two pages each signed Ryuryusensa and Ryusai (Hiroshige) followed by twenty double page illustrations of views of Mount Fuji.
Signature: Hiroshige ga on last page.
Date: According some sources the preface is dated Ansei 6 (1859)
Publisher: Eirakuya Tōshirō, Nagoya.
Size: 18,2x12 cm
Medium: Woodblock color printing.
Remarks: An interesting little book showing the similarity in many designs with the print series of Fuji views by Hiroshige.
Conditions: Original cover missing the title slip. Good impression and color, some small wormholes otherwise good conditions
Item no: MU 9