Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Wisteria at Kameido Tenjin Shrine, #65"

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Title "(Wisteria at) Kameido Tenjin Shrine" #65 ("Kameido Tenjin Keidai")
Date First printing 1856; this edition is 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 Excellent. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to upper/lower sky, wisteria, stonework, water area, and title cartouche; visible woodgrain to sky and water; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning, pigment migration stain, light wear/soiling, slight margin trimming.) Retains original album backing (lower portion removed).
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#65.
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-24 (Reserved--HH)
Price $375 (Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 111 years old.)