Utagawa Hiroshige II, "Kudanzaka: The Moon-Awaiting Festival"
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Horikiri Shobuen contains thousands of irises and is a popular place for visitors when the flowers are in bloom. Visitors can stroll the garden grounds or sit on a hill overlooking the iris fields.
Series: 48 Famous Views of Edo
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo (Koeido)
Condition: Light wear in margins and mounting evidence verso, overall very good color and condition
Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) was a pupil of Hiroshige, who took on the name of his master and continued to carry on the tradition of Hiroshige’s artistic sensibilities and skills following his master’s death. While Hiroshige II did not achieve the prominence of his master, some of his designs are widely recognized and collected throughout the world.