Gravure originale sur bois - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) - 'Yokkaichi, Mie River' - From the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô" - Japon - ca 1833-34

Description
Gravure originale sur bois - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) - 'Yokkaichi, Mie River' - From the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô" - Japon - ca 1833-34
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Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) - 'Yokkaichi, Miegawa' 四日市 三重川 (Yokkaichi, Mie River) - From the series 'Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi' (Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô) (First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô) - Japan - ca. 1833–34

The depiction features the 43rd station 'Yokkaichi' of the 'Tôkaidô Road'. It features two human figures, one of who is chasing his hat. At the centre of the image is a tree and there are various houses in the distance.

Utagawa Hiroshige, also known as Ando Hiroshige, was a Japanese artist who made ukiyo-e. He is considered to be the last great master in this art form. Hiroshige is mostly known for this landscape images, like 'Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô'. Hiroshige had a great influence on French impressionists, among others.

Good condition.

Minor traces of age.

Measurements, framed: length 44.5 cm x width 33.5 cm.

Print measurements: length 35 cm x width 23 cm.

See Metropolitan Museum of Art: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/56907

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/226040

Van Vleck Collection, Chazen Museum of Art: http://embarkkiosk.chazen.wisc.edu/OBJ6443

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Informations du lot
Article
Gravure originale sur bois
Technique
Impression sur bois polychrome Nishiki-e (brocart)
Matériau
Papier
Période
ca 1833-34
Région/Pays d’origine
Japon
Artiste/Fabricant
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Titre de l’œuvre d’art
'Yokkaichi, Mie River' - From the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô"
État
Bon état, voir la description
Dimensions
2×44.5×33.5 cm
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