No. 11 from Series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 4th month of 1856.
This woodblock print, in a postcard format, is a later edition, which dates to c1930. It depicts Kiyomizu Hall in Ueno Park, which was founded in 1631 as part of an ambitious plan to establish a great Buddhist temple complex in Edo and to provide spiritual defense from the northeast, the direction from which evil spirits were thought to come. The hall is celebrated for the cherry blossoms in its vicinity and its views. It measures 5.5" x 3.75". Excellent condition, never framed. P876
Utagawa Hiroshige ( 1797-1858) 'Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno'
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