(1797 - 1858)
Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill (Asukayama hanami no zu)
circa 1843 - 1847
Impression on Japan paper, signed Hiroshige ga, from the series Famous Places in Edo (Tôto meisho no uchi), published by Maruya Jinpachi. Censor seal Tanaka.
Sheet: horizontal ôban (251 x 372 mm)
Reference: a proof is preserved in the MFA of Boston.
Condition: light-staining, dust, folds, hole and stains in the upper margin, stains in the sky, paperloss in the upper left corner.