Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Night View of Saruwaka-machi, #90"

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Title "Night View of Saruwaka-machi," #90 ("Saruwaka-machi Yoru no Kei")
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 1/2 x 13 1/4
Impression Excellent. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to lower sky and clouds, window screens, and title cartouche; nicely visible woodgrain to lower sky and foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning, slight wear, spots right margin, slight trimming.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#90.
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-30
Price $325 (Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 111 years old.)