Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Komakata Hall and Azuma Bridge, #62"

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Title " Komakata Hall and Azuma Bridge," #62 ("Komakatado Azuma-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, rooftop, and water areas; visible woodgrain to sky and water areas; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning; few scattered marks; faint transfer stain upper/left; light wear.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#62.
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-278
Price $400 (Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 115+ years old.)