Hiroshige -- "100 Views Edo -- Goten Hill at Shinagawa, #28"

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Title "Shinagawa Goten-yama" #28
("Shinagawa Goten-yama")
Date First printing 1857; this edition is "1918 Edition."
Series "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo--1918 Edition"
("Meisho Edo Hyakkei")
Publisher Uo-ya Eikichi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 5/8 x 13 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to lower/upper sky, rocks, and foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Fresh, strong colors.
(Slight toning; few scattered marks; slight wear.) Unbacked.
Reference/Illus "Hiroshige--Brooklyn Museum" pl#28.
Comments A very fine printing from the "1918 Edition" by the original publisher Uo-ya Eikichi. Skillfully printed with much attention to detail, using many original blocks and supplementing with replacements when necessary--these prints rival the quality and appearance of earlier Edo-era prints.
Item # FG-089
Price $375
(Not a recent "re-strike"--guaranteed 97+ years old.)