New Fuji, Meguro
Date: 4/1857
1st, deluxe edition. View of the “New” mini Fuji, built in 1829 by Kondô Jûzô on his estate to give women, children and the elderly a chance to scale Mt. Fuji, which was worshipped as holy. Visitors climb the zigzag path and admire the view of the real Mount Fuji from afar. The rounded blooming cherry trees provide a pleasant balance to the two strong triangular shapes of the mountains. Liberal use of mica. Series: 100 Famous Views of Edo.
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Size: ôban 35.4 x 24.2
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Traces of backing remnants, verso, and slight smudge of red to title cartouche.
Sealed: Censor’s seal “Aratame” and Date seal of the 4th month of Snake year(1857)
Inventory Number: HIR448