Edo Uchiwa Ukiyo-e Hiroshige Snow

This Ukiyo-e Uchiwa was created by a master, Hiroshige, who had been working through the Utagawa school, and the publisher Ibasen created the Ukiyo-e print as a fan called Uchiwa. This is the only existing Ukiyo-e woodblock and Ibasen print the Ukiyo-e from it.

Two geisha walks in the town of snow. The night light of Akiba Gongen is depicted largely in front of the gate, and using a perspective at the opposite site the screen behind geisha was depicted small.

It is said that Hiroshige learned Western perspective paintings.

Length 37 cm Width 29.5cm

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