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Six Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3132T
Lot:
1324
Sold for:
$209$170

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Auction:
Discovery - 3132T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Six Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints, Japan, three from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road including Yokkaichi: Mie River, 1833-34, Hoeido edition, Shirasuka: View of Shiomizaka, 1855, Koeido edition, and Kanbara: Ferry on the Fuji River 1850-51, Koeido edition, chuban yoko-e; Zojoji temple in Shiba, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital, 1830s to mid-1840s, publisher Kikakudo (Sanoki); Scattered Pines, Tone River from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 1856-58, publisher Uoya Eikichi, (missing a color block), tate-e; Higashi Hongan Temple at Asakusa, from the series Famous Places in Edo, 1854, publisher Kinkyodo, tate-e, all oban yoko-e unless stated otherwise, sizes to 10 1/8 x 14 5/8 in.

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Estimate $300-500

Mie river with severe wear, repaired tears, creases, holes, lines of circular stains, backed, detail losses; Zojoji temple, backed, tears, creases, wear, abrasions; Asakusa, trimmed, wears, tears, stains, creases; Fuji ferry, severly toned, stains, trimmed; Tone river, tears, creases, obrasions, stains, buckling; Mie river, taping damages to two bottom corners, repaired tears with paper.


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, Asakusa, Edo period, Hiroshige, Japanese art, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō, Tōkaidō, Utagawa school, Visual arts, Zōjō-ji

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