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.
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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