Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)Woodblock Prints Title:
Cherry Trees in Rain on the Sumida River Embankment (Sumida zutsumi uchû no sakura), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)1st Publication:
8-5/8 x 13-3/16 + Margins as shownDate of this edition: 1850's Publisher:
Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô)Condition:
A tiny bit of Foxing, remnant from prior mounting, a repaired area in the upper sky, a collector stamp on the back of the print. Very good colors, Very good overall condition.Notes:
This print is similar to the one from the Museum of Fine Art visible HERE
There are a couple of version of this print. Some show the print without the rain drops. This one has the black lines representing the rain.Pictures:
Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.