Hiroshige -- "Evening Snow on Asuka Mountain"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Evening Snow on Asuka Mountain"
("Kakeyama Yukibare")
Date Originally published 1837-38; later "re-strike" edition, ca1950/60's.
Series "Eight Views of Edo Environs"
("Edo Kinko Hakkei no Uchi")
Publisher Adachi Hanga Kenkyusho
(Tokyo, 1926-present)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Light toning; slight creasing.)
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--James A. Michener Collection" pl#IV-10-A.
Comments A wonderfully detailed and dramatic Hiroshige image--faithfully reproduced.
(Not new--clearly on nicely "age-mellowed" paper.)
Item # EG-349
Price $265 (Sold/JG)