Hiroshige II -- "100 Scenery Views -- The Mushroom Collectors of Kumano"

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Artist Hiroshige II (1826-1869)
Title "The Mushroom Collectors of Kumano" ("Kumano, Kii, Iwa __ Tori")
Date ca1860
Series "One Hundred Famous Views Scenery" ("Shokoku Meisho Hyakkei")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 5/8 x 13 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to rocky gorge walls, baskets, and water area below; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Very minor wear, binding holes right margin, single tiny pin-hole bottom center.) Unbacked, top-tipped to backing sheet.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful scene of two mushroom gatherers, who have lowered themselves in baskets above a rocky mountainous gorge, in search of mushrooms.
Item # LM-04
Price $800 (Sold/MG)
(Guaranteed original)