Hiroshige -- "Crane, Pine, and Sun" ("kakemono") #2

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Artist Hiroshige
Title "Crane, Pine, and Sun"
(given name)
Series na
Date 1852-53
Publisher na
Carver na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 28 1/2 overall ("kakemono-e" format)
(2 sheets--joined)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sun; highly detailed carving.
Condition Good to Very Good.
Very good colors. (Moderate toning; stain top edge; some horizontal creasing; some scattered marks and wear.) No holes/no repairs.
Reference/Illus Honolulu Museum of Art
Comments A dramatic "kacho-ga" Hiroshige design of a crane resting atop a pine branch set against a crimson sunset. Rarely seen "kakemono" by Japan's acknowledged landscape master.
Item # GG-094
Price $1,650
(Guarantee original)