Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 12
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Edo Period
  • Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Edo Period

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Edo Period

KAMEIDO TENJIN KEIDAI (IN THE GROUNDS OF THE TENJIN SHRINE AT KAMEIDO)
江戶時代 歌川廣重 亀戸天神境内 1856年作

Ink and colour on paper, signed Hiroshige hitsu. Publisher Uoya Eikichi
14.2" x 9.4" — 36 x 24 cm.
Censor's seals: (aratame, Dragon 7; cut off of this impression) blockcutter's mark 改印:(改、辰七) 彫師:なし

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $5,760
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Most copies of this print are in permanent collections of museums, including:

1. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Anna Ferris, 30.1478.65
2. British Museum, 1906,1220,0.665
3. The Metropolitan Museum, JP2517
4. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden, 52.1423
5. Harvard Art Museums, 1933.4.151

One sold at Sotheby’s London, November 10, 2005, lot 865, for £12,000

Literature:

Other Impressions: Ukiyo-Taikei, vol.16, no.57; Brooklyn, no.65; Ota, p.14c

Provenance:

From a Distinguished Toronto Collector

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art