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Hiroshige II (Rissho)

Utagawa Hiroshige II (Rissho)


Plan of the Foreigners Residents at No. 18 on the Water Street, Yokohama

signed Kisai Rissho hitsu, published by Moro-okaya Ihei, ca. 1869

oban tate-e triptych 14 3/8 by 29 1/8 in., 36.5 by 73.9 cm

Hiroshige II was married to the first Hiroshige's daughter Tatsu, but when they divorced he took the name Rissho. Although his prints were included in the international exposition in Paris in 1867, he had little success at home and eventually was painting lanterns to earn a living.

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Utagawa Hiroshige II (Rissho)

foreigners using a telescope and binoculars; and frisky soldiers in the foreground


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Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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