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Japanese Edo Woodblock Print Hiroshige Kinokuni Akasaka

Japanese Edo Woodblock Print Hiroshige Kinokuni Akasaka


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1900: Item # 781850
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“Kinokuni Hill and Distant View of Akasaka Tameike” from the series “One Hundred Views of Famous Places of Edo” by Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) dated 9/1857. The print depicts the forward guards of a daimyo procession with the houses of Akasaka district in the background. The print measures 13 5/8”V x 9 3/8”H (image: 13 ¼”V x 8 5/8”H). Signed within a red cartouche at the left. The title and subtitle cartouches are at the upper right. The seal of the publisher Uoya Eikichi is in the lower left margin. Excellent overall condition and color with a wood grain visible in the background. The two circular censor’s and date seals at the upper margin have been trimmed. This image is described and color illustrated as plate 85 in “Hiroshige: One Hundred Views of Edo,” Brooklyn Museum Exhibition Catalogue, George Braziller, 1986.