Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo--Yamashita in Ueno"

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Title "Yamashita in Ueno" #12 ("Ueno Yamashita")
Date October 1858
Series "100 Famous Views of Edo" ("Meisho Edo Hyakkei")
Publisher Uoya Eikichi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 3/8
Impression Very good. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to lower clouds, foreground, and sky; nicely visible "woodgrain" to sky; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very good++. Excellent colors. Very light wear (margins). Light album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#12.
Comments From Hiroshige's most celebrated series. Unique visible "woodgrain" pattern confirms printing done via original blocks. (See related article #4: on authentication of prints.
Item # CG-792
Price $975 (Guaranteed early original)