The Sea at Tsukuda in Edo

The Sea at Tsukuda in Edo

Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858

The Sea at Tsukuda in Edo
  • Series : Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
  • Date : 1858
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 281000
  • Condition : Trimmed to plate lines; thin spot near boat at bottom; fading; crease near left edge
  • Dimensions : 13 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches
  • Comments : Mica highlights in grass in bottom right
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  • Price : $200


About The Artist

Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858

Go: Ichiryusai, Ichiyusai, Ryusai, Tokaido Utashige. Ukiyo-e painter, printmaker. Lived in Edo; son of an official of the fire department assigned to Edo Castle. Early interest in art, his first teacher Okajima Rinsai; then tried unsuccessfully to enter Utagawa Toyokuni's studio; at about 14 became a pupil of Utagawa Toyohiro. Also studied nanga painting under Ooka Umpo; interested in Western art and the work of the Shijo school. Gave up his hereditary position in the fire department to hi.....

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