|Design:||Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)|
|Title:||Kameyama, weather clearing after snow|
|Series title:||The fifty-three stations of the Tōkaidō road|
|Size:||22.4 x 35.0 cm (ōban)|
|Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks|
Originally published by Takenouchi Magohachi ca. 1831-1834. This reproduction was published by Ōedo Mokuhansha in Tokyo in the early 1950s.
Kiwame (“approved”) censorship seal in lower left margin.
Artist’s signature in bottom right of print area:
Followed by red Hōeidō (保永堂) publisher seal, indicating that this print belongs to Hiroshige’s first - and in my opinion best - woodblock print series dedicated to the 53 stations of the Tōkaidō road.
Series title in top left print area:
|の||no||’s||The fifty-three stations|
|内||uchi||inside||of the Tōkaidō road|
Followed by the name of the station:
And the print title in a rectangular red seal:
|晴||hare||clear up||Weather clearing after snow|
Name of the publisher in black rectangle in right margin:
Name of the carver in right margin:
|前||mae||in front of|
Provenance: Fuji Arts