Hiroshige -- "Vertical Tokaido -- Arimatsu Tie-dyed Cloth at Narumi #41"

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Title "Arimatsu Tie-dyed Cloth at Narumi" #41
Date First printing 1855; this edition is 1891 "Memorial Edition."
Series "Fifty-three Famous Views of the Tokaido--Memorial Edition" ("Gojusan-Tsugi Meisho Zue")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13 1/2
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to upper/lower sky, rooftops, and foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning, few tiny spots, very slight trimming.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus "1988 Ronin Gallery Catalogue" pl#840.
Comments A very fine printing from the 1891 "Memorial Edition," with much attention to detail. Verified (via woodgrain) to be printed off of ORIGINAL woodblocks. Exceptional condition due to having been preserved inside an album.
Item # BG-38
Price $425 (Reserved/ED)
(Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 111 years old.)