Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo--Shitaya Hirokoji"

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Title "Shitaya Hirokoji" #13 ("Shitaya Hirokoji")
Date September 1856
Series "100 Famous Views of Edo" ("Meisho Edo Hyakkei")
Publisher Uoya Eikichi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 5/8 x 13 3/8
Impression Very good. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to lower clouds and upper sky; nicely visible "woodgrain" to sky and foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very good++. Excellent colors. Very light wear; margin-trimming at top. Light album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#13.
Comments From Hiroshige's most celebrated series. Visible "woodgrain" confirms printing done via original blocks. (See related article #4: on authentication of prints.
Item # CG-793
Price $925 (Guaranteed early original)