HIROSHIGE (1797-1858). Abalone and fish. (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Subject: Two awabi, one sayori (snipe-fish) and a peach branch. Three poems on top by Kumogaki Fujimi, Miwagaki Mimiyoshi (?), Chiyogaki Sunao.
Series: From the first series of ten prints s.c."Large Fish".
Signature: Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga
Date: ca. 1834. Consor's seal kiwame.
Size: Oban yoko-e, 24,7 x 36,6 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Literature: Bryan Holme. A shoal of fishes: Hiroshige. London and New York, 1980.
Remarks: Several other impressions are in various museums' collections. Among them three examples are in the Museum of fine Arts Boston: no. 06.1303, 11.17170, 21.9608.
Conditions: Good impression and colour, some restorations otherwise in good conditions.
Item no: H 73
Price: Euro 2000