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Back to Rago Unreserved / February 23, 2019


UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (Japanese, 1797-1858)


UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Estimate: $300 - $500

Two woodblock prints in colors; "A Procession Setting Forth from the Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi gyoretsu furidashi), Station 1" from the series Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Tokaido gojusantsugi no uchi), ca. 1831-1834 and "Bamboo Yards, Kyôbashi Bridge (Kyôbashi Takegashi)," from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei), 1857 (framed separately); One with chopmarks; "A Procession Setting Forth from the Nihon Bridge": 8 1/2" x 13 1/4" (sight)

Both with overall time toning and some abrasion to pigments. "A Procession Setting Forth from the Nihon Bridge" with areas of darker discoloration, predominately along upper edge of image. "Bamboo Yards" not framed under glass. Both not examined

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