Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
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Artist: Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
Date: 1831-1834
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e, 15 by 10 inches approx
Description: A daimyo's cort├Ęge crossing the bridge over the Yahagi River towards the village and castle on the further bank; in the background a blue hill, printed from colour blocks only. Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate, was born in the castle shown in the prints. The bridge over the Yahagi River, flowing west of the castle, was the largest on the entire highway.
Series: 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Publisher: Hoeido
Condition: Slight centre-fold. A few natural flaws otherwise fine. Pristine colour
Impression: Exceptionally fine impression of the first edition.
Notes: Price on Application
Price: (SOLD)

 

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