Black Bream and Two Small Red Bream with Sansho

Utagawa Hiroshige

Black Bream and Two Small Red Bream with Sansho


Woodblock print, nishiki-e

25.7 x 35.7 cm

Stanza del Borgo S.R.L.


+39 02 659 8203

$5,500 - $12,000

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Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Suzuki 589, Van Vleck page 170
Horizontal ōban, 257 x 357 mm
Signed: Ryusai Hiroshige ga
Publisher: Eijudo
Censorship: kiwame

Series: from the so called Large Fishes series
The poems on our print are by Tomigaki Uchiyasu e Kaôan Hôshi

Fine impression with extensive mica sizing, fine colour and condition.

This is a fine example of the commercial edition of this untitled series, originally privately published for a poetry group. Another impression of this print, less fine compared with our, is at the British Museum (Museum number 1906,1220,0.982).

On the Large Fishes series see: R. Kruml, Hiroshige, a shoal of red herrings, in Andon no. 49 (1994); pages 5-41.