An Illustration of Flourising America Woodblock printed triptych by Hiroshige II
[Japan] Wonderful woodblock printed triptych by Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-69) titled, 'Amerika Nigiwai no Zu' ['Illustration of Flourishing America'], published in 1861. Apparently, the buildings are actually based on an illutrastion of Copenhagen, Denmark, in an 1860 issue of the Illustrated London News.
Edo [Tokyo]. Yamashiroya Kanbei. 1861.
Each panel approx. 36.2 x 25cm.
In very good condition. Some very minor age wear at edges. A few very small repairs. Unbacked with nice bleedthrough. u35041392