5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1858)
From the series Kyoto meisho no uchi [Famous Views of Kyoto], Shimbara [The Shimbara gate of the Yoshiwara], a somewhat confused reveller is escorted home after a night out on the tiles in the entertainment quarter, signed Hiroshige ga, published by Kawaguchiya Shozo (Eisendo), good impression, colours and condition, centre-fold, slight soiling, restoration in top margin
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