Hiroshige Woodblock Cherry And Monkey
Hiroshige’s creation of Cherry And Monkey is believed to have been produced in the 1830s. A pet monkey sits under flowering cherry blossoms. Hiroshige is considered to have produced his best work between 1832 and 1836 when he was aged 36 to 40. Among these works are his flower and bird pictures many of which are framed in a vertical rectangle. The woodblock print in very good condition.
Originally printed in the 1830s this is a later print from early 20th Century. Published by Uchida.
Approximate Dimensions of sheet 43.5 height and 14.5 cm width.
Approximate dimensions of print 38 cm height and 13 cm width.
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Utagawa Hiroshige also known as Andō Hiroshige 1797 to 1858. Hiroshige was the last great master of the ukiyo-e tradition.
Hiroshige is famous for his landscapes as well as his depictions of birds and flowers. He also created series such as the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido and the Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido.
|Dimensions||33 × 24 cm|