Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige

1797-1858

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji
(Meisho Edo hyakkei: Oji Shozoku enoki Omisoka no kitsunebi)

titled at upper right, Meisho Edo hyakkei: Oji Shozoku enoki Omisoka no kitsunebi, signed Hiroshige ga, with censor's seals, aratame (examined) and date seal Mi-ku (year of the snake, 9th month), followed by the publisher's seal Shitaya Uoei (Uoya Eikichi), 1857

oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 5/8 in., 35.8 by 24.3 cm

References:
Henry D. Smith II, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Illustrations by Hiroshige, George Braziller & Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1986, no. 118
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (metmuseum.org), accession no. JP1470
Brooklyn Museum (brooklynmuseum.org), accession no. 30.1478.118
(inv. no. 10-5164)

price: $20,000

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