Hiroshige -- "Eight Views of Edo -- Night Rain at Fukugawa"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Night Rain at Fukugawa" (lower corner)
Date Original printing early 1850's;
(this edition ca1920/30's, clearly on "older" paper).
Provenance Via Japanese dealer contact.
Series "Eight Views of Edo"
("Edo Hakyu")
Publisher Fusui Gabo
(Tokyo, 1920/30's)
Seal, Carver/Printer TAKANO, Shichinosuke
(known active ca1920-41);
ONO, Tomisaburo
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and water areas; highly detailed carving. (VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
Condition Good+++. Strong colors. (Light toning; minor paper residues verso; margin soiling; light corner creasing; scattered marks and wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Boldly bordered in dark green--a delightful "fan-print style" series of early Edo views.
Item # EG-356
Price Special Pricing $195
(was $285)
(Not a recent "re-strike"--
guaranteed 80+ years old)