Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Ryogoku Ekoin and Moto-Yanagibashi, #5"

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Title "Ryogoku Ekoin and Moto-Yanagibashi," #5 ("Ryogoku Ekoin Moto-Yanagi-bashi")
Date First printing 1857; this edition is 1891 "Memorial Edition."
Series "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo--Memorial Edition"
("Meisho Edo Hyakkei")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 5/8 x 13 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to lower/upper sky, and water areas; visible woodgrain to sky area; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning; few scattered marks; light wear.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#5.
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 # EG-271
Price $435 (Sold/JS)
(Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 115+ years old.)