18 September 2002
Nishimura Shigenaga (ca. 1697-1756)
Seta no sekisho (Sunset at Seta)
People crossing a river on a bridge and fishermen hauling nets, with hand-applied color, metallic powder, signed Eshi Nishimura Shigenaga and sealed Shigenaga, published by Edoya--very good impression, good color, horizontal centerfold, slight foxing, rubbing, stains
hosoban: 33.9 x 15.8cm.
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