Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Sumiyoshi Festival, Tsukudajima, #55"

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Artist ANDO Hiroshige
Title "Sumiyoshi Festival, Tsukudajima," #55 ("Tsukudajima Sumiyoshi no Matsuri")
Date First printing 1857; this orignial print 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; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning; few scattered marks; some scattered wear.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#55.
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-276
Price $475 (Not a recent "re-strike," guaranteed 125+ years old.)