Ichiryusai HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)

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Arai watashibune no zu, “Ferry Boats at Arai.” Shows ferry boats outside the barrier – seen on the far shore –which was one of the most important on the Tokaido. From Hiroshige’s most famous set: Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi, “The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido.” The set jointly published by Takenouchi Magohachi ( Hoeido ) and Tsuruya Kiemon ( Senkakudo ), 1833-34

Very fine impression ( first edition ? ) with beautiful bokashi. Slight centre fold, otherwise fine condition and colour. Signed Hiroshige ga.

Status: Sold

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