Original Utagawa Hiroshige woodblock print in colors(ukiyo-e)--Abalone, Needlefish, and Peach Blossoms, from an untitled series "Large Fish".
The 1830s. Three poems on top by Kumogaki Fujimi, Miwagaki Mimiyoshi (?), Chiyogaki Sunao.
Hiroshige’s (1797-1858)first official teacher was Rinsai. Though Hiroshige tried to join Utagawa Toyokuni’s studio, he was turned away. In 1811 Hiroshige entered an apprenticeship with the celebrated Utagawa Toyohiro. After only a year, he was bestowed with the artist name Hiroshige. After 1832 Hiroshige produced several series of celebrated prints. He had a great influence on European impressionist painters.
Condition: Very good color, impression, and state, light centerfold. Framed floating within glass
Dimensions: Image 15 inches wide x 10 1/2 inches high. Frame: 17 inches high x 21 1/2 inches wide x 1 3/4 inches deep image
Weight: 5 pounds 3 ounces
Utagawa Hiroshige woodblock color print--Abalone, Needlefish, and Peach Blossoms, from an untitled series "Large Fish"