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Five Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3282T
Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3282T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 09, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Five Woodblock Prints, Japan, four by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), including Fudo Temple in Meguro from the series Famous Places in the Bay Capital, publisher Sanoki, oban yoko-e, Takashi Beach in Izumi, from the series Pictures of Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces, publisher Koshihei, oban tate-e, 'Farewell Deep' at Mitsumata, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, publisher Eikichi, oban tate-e, and a chu-tanzaku print, depicting a swallow and poppies, from the Nature series, with a seal reading "Ichiryusai"; and Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869), Mount Matsuchi, from the series Forty-Eight Famous Views of Edo, publisher Koeido, chuban tate-e.
Estimate $700-900

Koshihei with extensive tear and water damages to upper margin, Izumi and Mitsumata pasted onto a cardboard, other three spottingly glued to a cardboard, some with tears, severe foxing, and fading/discoloration.


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