Hiroshige -- "60-Odd Provinces -- Shimotsuke Province, Mount Nikko, Urami Waterfall"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Shimotsuke Province, Mount Nikko, Urami Waterfall"
Date First printing 1853;
this edition ca1950/70's
Series "Famous Places in Sixty Odd Provinces--Memorial Edition"
("Rokuju Yoshu Meisho Zue")
Publisher Minichi Shupan
Seal, Carver/Printer #218/300 indicated from set of Hiroshige prints.
Image Size 9 x 13 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to clouds and water; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors.
Reference/Illus "1987 Ronin Gallery Catalogue" pl#26.
Comments Considered by many to be Hiroshige’s finest and most dramatic series. Faithfully re-printed using colors to emulate Hiroshige’s earlier prints with much attention to detail. This dramatic scene is a Hiroshige masterwork--with areas covered by clouds and fog. Nice condition.
Item # GG-233
Price $295
(Not a recent "re-strike"--
guaranteed 30+ years old)