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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    Hiroshige III (1846-94), Kuniteru II (1829-74) and Kunimasa (1848-1920)

    Price Realised  

    Hiroshige III (1846-94), Kuniteru II (1829-74) and Kunimasa (1848-1920)
    one oban yoko-e and eleven oban tate-e prints, variously illustrating famous places in and around Tokyo with crowds of people crossing bridges in carriages and on foot, figures on steam trains and paddle steamers, trading wares before shop fronts, admiring European influenced buildings and wearing Western dress, some scenes comically juxtaposing the old with the new fashions and technology introduced during the Meiji period. (12)


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