100 Views of Edo # 28 by Ando Hiroshige

100 Views of Edo # 28 by Ando Hiroshige
Item# gotenyama-by-ando-hiroshige
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Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1787-1858)

Title of the Print: 100 Views of Edo # 28 - Gotenyama, Shinagawa

1st Publication: April 1856

Size: 8-7/8 X 13-1/4 + Margins as shown

Date of this edition: April 1856

Publisher: Uoya Eikichi

Condition: Little remnants from prior backing, mild trimming, else very fine. Excellent colors, impression, and overall condition

More about this print: Gotenyama, or Palace Hill, was the southernmost projection of the Shinagawa heights. It overlooked the Meguro River to the south and the Tokaido highway to the east as the road passed through the narrow settlement of Shinagawa, gateway to the city of Edo.

The palace for which it was named was ascribed to Ota Dokan, the fourteenth-century founder of Edo, and was the suburban retreat of the early Tokugawa shoguns. After the shogunal villa burned, Gotenyama became one of the city's most popular flower-viewing sites

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