- Utagawa Hiroshige III (1826?-1869)
Utagawa Hiroshige III (1826?-1869)
Japanese-style album of 61 ôban, the complete series Tôkai meisho kaisei gojûsan-eki, published in 1875 by Shimizu-ya Naôjirô. One title page and 60 pages with stations showing the changes due to Western influence. Title page inscribed in black ink with number 439. In a paper wrapper, inscribed in black ink ‘Tôkai meisho kaisei dôchû-ki, 60 landscapes, complete’. Each page signed Hiroshige ga and with aratame censor seals for the year 1875. Very good impression and colours, various pages with creases in margins, various pages with trimmed margins, seven pages with worm damage (mostly backed), wrapper rubbed and torn at edges; all in all very good condition.