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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY | A COMPLETE SET OF THIRTY-SIX VIEWS OF MT. FUJI (FUJI SANJÛ-ROKKEI)

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Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 GBP

THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY | A COMPLETE SET OF THIRTY-SIX VIEWS OF MT. FUJI (FUJI SANJÛ-ROKKEI)

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY | A COMPLETE SET OF THIRTY-SIX VIEWS OF MT. FUJI (FUJI SANJÛ-ROKKEI)

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 GBP

Lot sold:

60,000

GBP

THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

A COMPLETE SET OF THIRTY-SIX VIEWS OF MT. FUJI (FUJI SANJÛ-ROKKEI)


woodblock prints: ink and colour on paper, signed Hiroshige ga, published by Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô), censor's seal Horse 4, 1858

All vertical ôban:

(37)

each approx. 35.5 x 23.8 cm., 14 x 9⅜ in. 

- Overall, this set is in good condition.

- With its original title page. A few of them have slight marks from foxing and

- there are small holes to the right-hand side of each print from where they were bound as an album. As can be seen from the illustrations they are barely visible.

- The colours are very good as they have been bound in an album.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.