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Eight Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints

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2957T
Lot:
1593
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Auction:
Discovery - 2957T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints, Japan, all meisho-e depicting famous views and scenes including two from the series Mu Tamakawa (Six Jewel Rivers), trimmed; and four depicting various views of Tokaido, Edo, and Kyoto, all chuban tate-e except one in yoko-e (trimmed) and one with two views in yatsugiriban yoko-e format, to 9 1/2 x 7 in.
Estimate $20-200

two tamakawa severly toned, torn, backed; the others with overall toning, minor tears.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jewel Rivers, Hiroshige, Hiroshige II, Japanese art, Printmaking, Tōkaidō, Utagawa, Visual arts, Woodblock printing in Japan, Edo, Kyoto, Tokaido, Japan

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