Eisen -- "Ryogoku Bridge"

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Artist Eisen (1790-1848)
Title "Ryogoku Bridge"
Date Originally published ca1830's; later "re-strike" edition, ca1930/40's.
Series na
Publisher Takamizawa Kenkyusho
(Tokyo, 1933-88)
Seal, Carver/Printer (Publisher's seal verso.)
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Light toning; thin paper residues verso; margin bumping; minor marks/flaws.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A bold panoramic image of Ryogoku Bridge over the Sumida River in Edo--with black border of western symbols resembling those used by Dutch East India Co. Faithfully reproduced.
(Not new--clearly on nicely "age-mellowed" paper.)
Rarely seen.
Item # EG-345
Price $275