Hiroshige -- "Vertical Tokaido -- Pine Forest of Mio and Bay near Ejiri #19"

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Artist ANDO Hiroshige
Title "Pine Forest of Mio and Bay near Ejiri" #19
Date First printing 1855; this orignial print 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 Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to upper sky, Fuji, distant mountain-tops, cloud/fog areas, foreground, and water; visible woodgrain to sky; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Light toning, very faint transfer stain (right edge), slight trimming.) Top-tipped to album sheet, unbacked.
Reference/Illus "1988 Ronin Gallery Catalogue" pl#819.
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-45
Price $425 (Not a recent "re-strike," guaranteed 125+ years old.)