100 Views of Edo # 41 by Ando Hiroshige

100 Views of Edo # 41 by Ando Hiroshige
Item# Ichigaya-Hachiman-Shrine-Utagawa-Hiroshige1
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Additional Pictures: Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1787-1858)

Woodblock Print Title: 100 Views of Edo # 41: Ichigaya Hachiman Shrine

1st Publication: October 1858

Size: Oban; 8 3/4" x 13 1/4" + Margins as shown

Date of this edition: 1858

Publisher: Uoya Eikichi

Condition: Mild fading, else very fine.

More about this print: Ichigaya Hachiman Shrine was not as culturally lofty as this image suggests. Within the shrine precinct itself was located a theater and numerous tea stalls, and the bustling street was known throughout Japan for the prostitutes who plied their trade there.

Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.


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