Hiroshige -- "Light Rain on Nihon Bridge"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Light Rain on Nihon Bridge"
Date Originally 1834-36
(1946-58 printing--not new)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman Lt Col Frank Fliniau--POW 1942-45, stationed in Tokyo 1946-58.
Series "Scenes of the Eastern Capital"
("Toto Meisho")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 3/4
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to bridge and buildings; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Light toning; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Originally designed 1834-36 by Hiroshige -- a later 1946-58 reprint.
Item # GG-321 (PR-07)
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