Japanese Art:Prints:Edo


Hiroshige Japanese Edo Woodblock Print Nihonbashi Bijin 53 Tokaido
item#: 1437571
price: $700.00
Japanese Edo period woodblock print titled “Nihonbashi” (#1) from the bijin version of the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido" (Fujikei Tokaido) by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) published by Fujiokaya Keijiro between 1849 and 1853. The print depicts a standing beauty holding a long letter. A cartouche at the top section features the Nihonbashi bridge with Mt. Fuji in the background. The print is well-framed with a cream-colored silk mat and red filet. Visible print size: 13 7/8” x 9 1/8” (framed size: 21 5/8" x 16 1/2"). Visibly in very good overall condition. Some fading and minor soiling is evident. From the estate of a Tucson, Arizona physician.

Hiroshige Japanese Edo Woodblock Print Nihonbashi Bijin 53 Tokaido
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