Hiroshige -- "Vertical Tokaido -- Great Sanjo Bridge, Kyoto #55"

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Title "Great Sanjo Bridge, Kyoto" #55
Date First printing 1855;
this edition is 1891 "Memorial Edition."
Series "Fifty-three Famous Views of the Tokaido--Memorial Edition"
("Gojusan-Tsugi Meisho Zue")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to upper sky, distant mountain-tops, cloud/fog areas, bridge, and water; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good.
Fresh, strong colors.
(Slight toning; few tiny spots; slight staining; few holes repaired.)
Backed with old paper.
Reference/Illus "1988 Ronin Gallery Catalogue" pl#831.
Comments A very fine printing from the 1891 "Memorial Edition," with much attention to detail. Fine condition due to having been preserved inside an album.
Item # FG-086
Price $325 (Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 124+ years old.)