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Hiroshige II (1826-1869)

Dance of the Star of Longevity at Kaimongatake, Makurazaki in Satsuma Province

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Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
Dance of the Star of Longevity at Kaimongatake, Makurazaki in Satsuma Province
Series:
One Hundred Famous Views of Various Provinces
Medium:
Woodblock Print
Date:
1859
Size:
13.75" x 8.5"
Signature:
Hiroshige ga
Condition:
Good color and impression, mat stain on edges, tape on reverse edges, light soiling, embellished with mica
$250.00

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Publisher:
Uoya Eikichi

About the artist

Hiroshige II, born Morita Chimpei, belonged to a family of firemen. The protégé of Hiroshige I, Hiroshige II was adopted by this great ukiyo-e master in 1845. Hiroshige II used the name "Shigenobu" until his teacher's death in 1858. He soon married his teacher's daughter, Otatsu, and took the name Hiroshige II. Around 1865, he divorced his wife, and moved to Yokohama. During this time, he designed prints and painted tea boxes and lanterns to make a living under the names Shigenobu and Ryusho. In the years following his divorce, Hiroshige II stopped producing works.

 

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