Hiroshige III Utagawa, Chikuzen Province, Tuna Fishing, Famous Products of Japan

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Artist: Hiroshige III Utagawa (1842-1894)
Title: Chikuzen Province, Tuna Fishing(筑前)
Series title: Famous Products of Japan
Publisher: Okura Magobei
Date: 1877
Size: 24.1 x 17.2 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Hiroshige III Utagawa


Born Goto Torakichi, Hiroshige III was an ukiyo-e artist, originally given the artistic name Shigemasa. His woodblock prints were in the same artistic style as his master, Hiroshige I, but was less commercially successful. In 1867, after Hiroshige II, a fellow pupil of the original Hiroshige, divorced the master's daughter Otatsu, Goto married her and initially took on the name Hiroshige II as well, but by 1869 he began calling himself Hiroshige III.

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Print FormatChuban
ArtistHiroshige III Utagawa
SubjectLandscapes, Others
Dimensions24.1 x 17.2 cm
Condition ReportSlightly trimmed, vertical crease and tear on the right.