View full screen - View 1 of Lot 26. UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797–1858), FOUR PRINTS: VIEW OF NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME (NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME RYAKUZU); ZÔJÔJI PAGODA AND AKABANE (ZÔJÔJI-TÔ AKABANE); SILK-GOODS LANE, ÔDENMA-CHÔ (ÔDENMA-CHÔ GOFUKUDANA); AND VIEW OF KÔNODAI AND THE TONE RIVER (KÔNODAI TONEGAWA FÛKEI) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY.
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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797–1858), FOUR PRINTS: VIEW OF NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME (NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME RYAKUZU); ZÔJÔJI PAGODA AND AKABANE (ZÔJÔJI-TÔ AKABANE); SILK-GOODS LANE, ÔDENMA-CHÔ (ÔDENMA-CHÔ GOFUKUDANA); AND VIEW OF KÔNODAI AND THE TONE RIVER (KÔNODAI TONEGAWA FÛKEI) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797–1858), FOUR PRINTS: VIEW OF NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME (NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME RYAKUZU); ZÔJÔJI PAGODA AND AKABANE (ZÔJÔJI-TÔ AKABANE); SILK-GOODS LANE, ÔDENMA-CHÔ (ÔDENMA-CHÔ GOFUKUDANA); AND VIEW OF KÔNODAI AND THE TONE RIVER (KÔNODAI TONEGAWA FÛKEI) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797–1858), FOUR PRINTS: VIEW OF NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME (NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME RYAKUZU); ZÔJÔJI PAGODA AND AKABANE (ZÔJÔJI-TÔ AKABANE); SILK-GOODS LANE, ÔDENMA-CHÔ (ÔDENMA-CHÔ GOFUKUDANA); AND VIEW OF KÔNODAI AND THE TONE RIVER (KÔNODAI TONEGAWA FÛKEI) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797–1858)

EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

FOUR PRINTS: VIEW OF NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME (NIHONBASHI TÔRI-ITCHÔME RYAKUZU); ZÔJÔJI PAGODA AND AKABANE (ZÔJÔJI-TÔ AKABANE); SILK-GOODS LANE, ÔDENMA-CHÔ (ÔDENMA-CHÔ GOFUKUDANA); AND VIEW OF KÔNODAI AND THE TONE RIVER (KÔNODAI TONEGAWA FÛKEI)



four woodblock prints, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei), signed Hiroshige ga, published by Uoya Eikichi, circa 1856–58 (Ansei 3–5)

All vertical ôban:

The First: 36 x 24.4 cm., 14 1⁄2 x 9 1⁄2 in.

The Second: 35 x 23.5 cm., 14 x 9 1⁄4 in.

The Third: 36 x 24.5 cm., 14 1⁄2 x 9 1⁄2 in.

The Fourth: 35.5 x 24 cm., 14 x 9 1⁄2 in.

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Generally good impressions and colours

- first print: good condition.

- second print: some trimming.

- third print: small repair to top left-hand corner.

- fourth print: small paper restorations in upper section and slight trimming to margins.


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