Hiroshige -- "Tokaido--Shirasuka (Station #33)"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Shirasuka (Station #33)" ("Hakone")
Date 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 Good. Skillful "bokashi" shading; visible "woodgrain" to water area; nicely detailed carving. (Ink-stain to water area.)
Condition Fair. Excellent colors. Toning; some rubbing, wear, soiling throughout; scattered stains. 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-068
Price $350 (Sold/AP)
(Guaranteed original)