Hiroshige -- "Tokaido--Hakone Station" #11)

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Artist ANDO Hiroshige
Title "Hakone Station" (#11) ("Hakone")
Date Original print c1847-50
Series "The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido" ("Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi no Machi")
Publisher Tsutaya Kichizo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 5/8 x 9 ("chuban")
Impression Very Fine.
Skillful "bokashi" shading; visible "woodgrain" to water area; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Good overall.
Excellent colors.

(Light toning; some wear, soiling, scattered marks. Two light creases.) Backed with old paper.
Reference/Illus Kano Collection at Tohoku University Library, Japan
Comments Original chuban-format print published by Tsutaya Kichizo around 1850.
Item # FG-067
Price $395
(Guaranteed original)