Hiroshige -- "Vertical Tokaido -- Ferryboats on Sea of Imagiri at Maizaka #31"

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Artist ANDO Hiroshige
Title "Ferryboats on Sea of Imagiri at Maizaka" #31
Date First printing 1855; this orignial print 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 Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to upper/lower sky, hillside, and boats; highly detailed carving. (Slight uneven color top border.)
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#831.
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-39
Price $425 (Not a recent "re-strike," guaranteed 125+ years old.)