Hiroshige -- "Bijin at the Shore"

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Title "Bijin at the Shore"
(given name)
Date c1850
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to lower/upper sky and foreground water; highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (Only slight wear; slight trimming; 2 small paper hinges verso top.) Unbacked.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Two kimono-clad bijin are seen sharing an umbrella while wading along the shoreside gathering clams. "Bijin-ga" prints by Hiroshige are relatively uncommon.
Item # CG-927
Price $725 (Sold)
(Guaranteed original)