Utagawa Hiroshige III
(1807- about 1878)
Three oban triptyches. a) Title: Yokohama kakkoku shokan hanei. Yokohama street with prosperous foreign companies. Signed: Hiroshige ga. Seal: Ichiryusai. Publisher: Manya Magobei. Censor and date: aratame, 8/1870. b) Title: Yokohama kaigan tetsudo jokisha no zu. Yokohama harbour with steam train and foreign ships. Signed: Hiroshige ga. Publisher: Manya Magobei. Censor and date: aratame, 1874. c) Title: Shinagawa Yokohama shinkaiko. Bustling street with stores in Yokohama harbour. Signed: Gountei Sadahide ga. Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tobei. Censor and date: aratame, 2/1860. (3) Good to very good impressions, colours still good, a) good condition, b) damaged mostly in upper parts and backed, c) trimmed at lower margins.
b) Dambmann 1988, no. 60; c) Japan and the West in Japanese Prints, ill. no. 23, and Dambmann 1988, no. 3