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Eight Woodblock Prints

Auction: Discovery - 3008TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 26, 2017 10:00AM


Eight Woodblock Prints, Japan, two by Hiroshige, including Karasaki Shrine from the series Eight Views of Omi, and Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine from the series Famous Places in Edo, both oban yoko-e; one by Sencho Kikukawa (dates unknown),oban tate-e; one by unidentified artist, depicting a battle scene as mural, inscribed with a seal; and four by Hokusai, including a book illustration Atagoyama from the Fine Views of the Eastern Capital at a Glance, published in 1800 and three framed ones, sizes to 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.
Estimate $20-200

Atagoyama on a paper matte, worm-eaten holes; Kikukawa on a paper matte pasted on two corners, backed; one of Hiroshige mounted on a cardboard, toned and creased; one by unidentified artist with tear and loss, backed, and matted.

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Japan, Karasaki Shrine, Suiten Shrine, Akabane Bridge, unidentified artist