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Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige

1797-1858

Famous Restaurants of Edo: Snow Viewing at Mokubo-ji Temple, Uekiya Restaurant
(Edo komei kaitei zukushi: Mokubo-ji yukimi, Uekiya)

signed Hiroshige ga with artist's seal, published by Fujiokaya Hikotaro of Shogendo, ca. 1838-40

oban yoko-e 9 1/2 by 14 in., 24.2 by 35.5 cm

Three customers are seen disembarking from a Sumida River ferry onto a landing leading to the Uekiya Restaurant located within the precints of the Mokuboji Temple on the Uchigawa inlet. Hiroshige revisited this subject presented as a sprintime view in a vertical format published in 1857 for his One Hundred Famous Views of Edo series.

References:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. JP1156 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession nos. 21.9423, 54.220
(inv. no. C-1724)

price: $ 2,000

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