5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 6,000
UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1859)
From the series Meisho Edo hyakkei [One Hundred Famous Views in Edo] Asakusagawa shubi no matsu Oumayagashi [The Pine of Success, and Oumayagashi on the Asakusa River], a pleasure boat, behind whose screen the faint silhouette of a woman can be seen, is tied up beside the pine tree at the Oumayagashi ferry, signed Hiroshige ga, published by Uoya Heikichi, censor's seal aratame, date seal Dragon 8 (1856), fine impression with mica in the sky, colours and condition, small wormhole top right
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