Hiroshige -- "Edo Meisho--Spring View Sumida River"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Spring View, Sumida River"
Date ca1853
Provenance Private placement--consigned.
Series "Famous Views Edo"
("Edo Meisho")
Publisher Yamada-ya
Seal, Carver/Printer Yokogawa, Takejiro (carver)
Image Size 8 1/2 x 13 1/2
Impression Very Good. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky areas; highly detailed carving. (Slight color off-setting.)
Condition Good++. Excellent colors.
Full original margins.
(Margin wear/creasing; 4 scattered worm-holes; light wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Cherry blossom viewing along the Sumida River.
Original 1850's print.
(See related article #4: on authentication of prints.
Item # LR-05
Price $325 (Sold/LC)
(Guaranteed early original)