Hiroshige -- "Vertical Tokaido -- Ferryboats of Government Barrier at Arai #32"

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Title "Ferryboats of Government Barrier at Arai" #32
Date First printing 1855; this edition is 1891 "Memorial Edition."
Series "Fifty-three Famous Views of the Tokaido--Memorial Edition" ("Gojusan-Tsugi Meisho Zue")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13 1/2
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to upper/lower sky, distant mountain-tops, hillsides, rooftops, water; and title cartouche; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning, few tiny spots, very faint transfer stain (upper left), slight trimming.) Top-tipped to album sheet, unbacked.
Reference/Illus "1988 Ronin Gallery Catalogue" pl#832.
Comments A very fine printing from the 1891 "Memorial Edition," with much attention to detail. Exceptional condition due to having been preserved inside an album.
Item # BG-41
Price $325 (Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 111 years old.)