Sakasai Ferry

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Sakasai Ferry by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Sakasai Ferry

Series; One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
A Fine Tokyo Reprint Collection

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo - In 1856, Hiroshige began designing what was to be his last great series and a masterpiece, "One Famous Views of Edo." Each print from this series was a classic Hiroshige landscape work, taking advantage of the vertical format to capture a slice of life from Edo in dramatic and interesting ways. The series was very popular with the public and new releases were eagerly anticipated over the time that Hiroshige released the designs. Beautifully colored and finely printed, our prints from this series are a nice opportunity to collect these 19th century landscape images.

Sakasai Ferry - Tranquil view of the Nakagawa River and the settlement of Shinmachi along its banks. The Sakasai Ferry can be seen at upper right, carrying passengers across the water, while egrets feed in the reeds along the edge of the river in the foreground. An attractive design.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 13 1/2" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A couple light creases, lightly rubbed spot. Please see photos for details. Good overall.

Sakasai Ferry by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Sakasai Ferry by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)