Re: Need help in identifying a print ple


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Posted by Willie Howard (71.10.236.201) on May 07, 2016 at 19:07:36:

In Reply to: Need help in identifying a print please? posted by Josephine on May 05, 2016 at 15:49:23:

Your image does appear to be a print by Hiroshige from the series "City Sparrows Walking the Tkaid Road" (Hizakurige dch suzume). The design is of "Hamamatsu station". See link below for Waseda University image:

http://archive.wul.waseda.ac.jp/kosho/bunko30/bunko30_b0409/bunko30_b0409_p0001.jpg


MFA link with information regarding a different design from the same series:

http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/on-the-outskirts-of-the-inn-at-kumotsu-kumotsu-no-yado-hazure-from-the-series-city-sparrows-walking-the-t%C3%B4kaid%C3%B4-road-hizakurige-d%C3%B4ch%C3%BB-suzume-234789

From Edward F. Strange, "The Colour-Prints of Hiroshige" --
"Hizakurige Dochu Suzume. Humorous adventures of the two travellers Yajirobei and Kitahachi on the Tokaido. Publisher, Tsutaya. Oban Yokoye. Only seven have been identified."

Hope this helps.
Willie


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