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Twelve Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints

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2957T
Lot:
1515
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Auction:
Discovery - 2957T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Twelve Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints, Japan, depicting mostly birds and flowers, including nine chuban tate-e book pages; one hosoban tate-e; one o-hosoban tate-e; and one oban yoko-e depicting fish on brown paper, to 10 x 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $20-200

many severely toned with tears and loss of details, some backed, with stains, taping remnants.


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

Japan, Hiroshige, Japanese art, Printmaking, Ukiyo-e, Utagawa, Visual arts, Woodblock printing, Woodblock printing in Japan

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