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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), THREE PRINTS: SHIMADA: THE SURUGA BANK OF THE ÔI RIVER (SHIMADA, ÔIGAWA SUNGAN), FUKUROI: TEA STALL (FUKUROI, DEJAYA NO ZU) AND FUJIKAWA;SCENE AT POST OUTSKIRTS (FUJIKAWA, BÔHANA NO ZU) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), THREE PRINTS: SHIMADA: THE SURUGA BANK OF THE ÔI RIVER (SHIMADA, ÔIGAWA SUNGAN), FUKUROI: TEA STALL (FUKUROI, DEJAYA NO ZU) AND FUJIKAWA;SCENE AT POST OUTSKIRTS (FUJIKAWA, BÔHANA NO ZU) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858), THREE PRINTS: SHIMADA: THE SURUGA BANK OF THE ÔI RIVER (SHIMADA, ÔIGAWA SUNGAN), FUKUROI: TEA STALL (FUKUROI, DEJAYA NO ZU) AND FUJIKAWA;SCENE AT POST OUTSKIRTS (FUJIKAWA, BÔHANA NO ZU) | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE I (1797–1858)

EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

THREE PRINTS: SHIMADA: THE SURUGA BANK OF THE ÔI RIVER (SHIMADA, ÔIGAWA SUNGAN), FUKUROI: TEA STALL (FUKUROI, DEJAYA NO ZU) AND FUJIKAWA;SCENE AT POST OUTSKIRTS (FUJIKAWA, BÔHANA NO ZU)


three woodblock prints, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), signed Hiroshige ga, the first and third prints published by Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô), the second print published by Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) and Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô), circa 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

All horizontal ôban:

The First: 25 x 37.5 cm., 9 7⁄8 x 14 3⁄4 in.

The Second: 23.5 x 26.5 cm., 9 1⁄4 x 10 1⁄2 in.

The Third: 24.5 x 37.5 cm., 9 5⁄8 x 14 3⁄4 in.

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- first print: slightly toned, some small restorations to the margins.

- second print: some trimming, some restorations to the edges, small holes patched, slight toning and fading.

- third print: some restorations to edges and corners.


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The first print was exhibited at Le Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, July-October 2019

The first print is no.24, the second print is no.28 and the third print is no.38 in the series.


A similar example of the first print is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no.11.38898; the second print, accession no.11.2211; the third print, accession no.2009.2411.38.