mg0147-HHiroshige II Myoken Temple at Yanagishima-japanese-woodblock-print

Hiroshige II: Myoken Temple at Yanagishima

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Hiroshige II 

Number 23 in the series 'Edo meisho yonjūhakkei (江戸  名所  四十八  景 - Forty-Eight Famous Views of Edo)'.

The title of each individual print is in the scroll cartouche to the left of the vertical rectangular series title cartouche; the number of each print is on the rolled up edge of the scroll.

The series dates from close to the start of Hiroshige II's career, when he was about thirty-four years old. At this point, he had just started using the name 'Hiroshige', since his master Hiroshige I had just died (in 1858), and Hiroshige II had taken over the gō 'Hiroshige'; the prints in this series are signed 'Hiroshige'.

Date: 1860 

Size: chūban

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizō (Kōeidō)

Condition: Very good color and impression, not backed.