Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara, #100"

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Artist ANDO Hiroshige
Title "Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara" #100 ("Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi")
Date First printing 1857; this orignial print 1891 "Memorial Edition."
Series "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo--Memorial Edition" ("Meisho Edo Hyakkei")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, , clouds, and distant moonlite field; visible woodgrain to foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning, minor wear, slight margin trimming.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#109.
Comments A very fine printing from the 1891 "Memorial Edition," with much attention to detail. Exceptional condition due to having been preserved inside an album.
Item # BG-117
Price $450 (Not a recent "re-strike," guaranteed 125+ years old.)