Re: Hiroshige paint 1797-1858


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Posted by Alec W. (2.25.230.145) on January 23, 2022 at 22:27:03:

In Reply to: Hiroshige paint 1797-1858 posted by Cecilia Cainzos on January 23, 2022 at 21:38:08:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/mfa/scaled/sc136445.jpg

The design comes from the early 1840s series "Tōto meisho" 東都名所 ("Famous Places in the Eastern Capital"), published by Nunokichi 布吉. This design is "Asukayama hanazakari" あすかやま花盛 ("Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Asuka Hill").

Here's an impression in the collection of MFA Boston:

https://collections.mfa.org/objects/237400

For more on the series, see:

https://www.hiroshige.org.uk/Views_Of_Edo/FamousPlacesInEasternCapital.htm#TM_ML30

-A


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