Hiroshige -- "60-Odd Provinces -- Kozuke Province, Mount Haruna Under Snow, #26"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Kozuke Province, Mount Haruna Under Snow, #26"
Date First printing 1853;
this edition ca1950
(clearly on "older" paper).
Provenance Obtained from Robert Muller's Estate following his death.
Series "Famous Places in Sixty Odd Provinces--Memorial Edition"
("Rokuju Yoshu Meisho Zue")
Publisher Oedo Mokuhansha (Tokyo, ca1950-present)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Slight toning. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "1987 Ronin Gallery Catalogue" pl#27.
Comments Considered by many to be Hiroshige’s finest and most dramatic series. Faithfully re-printed using colors to emulate Hiroshige’s earlier prints with much attention to detail. Exceptional condition due to Muller's archival storage.
Item # DG-912
Price $295 (Sold/SK)
(Not a recent "re-strike"--
guaranteed 50+ years old)