Hiroshige II - Tsuda Bay, Sanuki Province

Hiroshige II - Tsuda Bay, Sanuki Province

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Hiroshige II 

Print design number 55 from the series "Sixty-eight Views of the Various Provinces" (Shokoku rokujū-hakkei)' 

The series title is in the rectangular cartouche in the top right corner,the caption of each individual print is in the square cartouche to its left. The smaller red or yellow cartouches in the body of the image identify specific features shown in the image.

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

Date: 1862

Size: vertical chūban

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizō (Kōeidō)

Condition: Very good color and impression, not backed, stain top right border.