Hiroshige -- "36 Views Fuji -- Ichikoku Bridge, #7"

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Title "Ichikoku Bridge in Eastern Capital" #7 ("Ichikoku-bashi")
Date First printing 1858; this edition is 1891 "Memorial Edition."
Series "Thirty-six Views of Mt Fuji--Memorial Edition" ("Fuji Sanju-Rokkei")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 5/8 x 13 1/4
Impression Excellent. Skillfully done "bokashi" shading to lower/upper sky, distant stone walls, Fuji, water areas, and title cartouche; visible woodgrain in sky; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (No flaws noted--only very light toning, slight wear.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus Ronin Gallery 1992 Catalogue, pl#7, pg 3.
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-14
Price $450 (Reserved/WGA)
(Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 111 years old.)