Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo--Fireworks Over Ryogoku Bridge"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Fireworks Over Ryogoku Bridge" #98
("Ryogoku Hanabi")
Date Originally published 1858; later "re-carved" Showa era edition.
Series "100 Famous Views of Edo" ("Meisho Edo Hyakkei")
Publisher Tokyo Dento Mokuhansho
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13 5/8 (plus margins)
Impression Very Fine. Superbly done "bokashi" shading; lower sky with "mica" highlights; highly detailed.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#98.
Comments A spectacular Hiroshige fireworks image; faithfully re-carved and hand-printed.
Item # Available NOW as JS-2938;
(JS-2790 Sold/BL)
Price $400