Hirokage, not Hiroshige!


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Posted by Hans Olof Johansson on August 08, 2002 at 09:04:03:

In Reply to: Hiroshige - posted by terry on August 05, 2002 at 03:19:26:


Terry,

The artist is Hirokage, who was a pupil of Hiroshige and active as a printmaker about 1855-1865. Your print belongs to a series with the title Edo meisho dôke-zukushi ("A Series of Comical Scenes from the Famous Places of Edo"). It was published about1859.

Best regards,

Hans Olof


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