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Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858 - Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital - Yushima Tenjin Shrine

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Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858 - Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital - Yushima Tenjin Shrine
Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital - Yushima Tenjin Shrine
by Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858

Hiroshige Ando, 1797-1858      Stations of the Tokaido

Hiroshige was born as the son of a fire warden. He started his career as a woodblock engraver. Hiroshige's fame is based on his landscape designs. Famous are his prints of the Tokaido, a kind of highway system in ancient Japan connecting Edo and Kyoto. Hiroshige produced more than 30 series on the Tokaido. His compositions were influenced by Western art. After his death his prints had a great impact on French impressionism.
Biography Hiroshige Ando  |  Hiroshige and the Tokaido  |  36 Views of Mount Fuji - by Hiroshige   For feedback contact us.

Item # Bidder Bid in USD Winning Bid? Date Time
60326 SP1729 USD120 yes Sunday, April 20, 2014 7:59:35 PM

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Title Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital - Yushima Tenjin Shrine
  gin sekai azuma ju-ni kei
Artist Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858 1405 sold items for Hiroshige Ando in our archive. View short biography of Hiroshige Ando. Biography Hiroshige Ando Hiroshige and the Tokaido 36 Views of Mount Fuji - by Hiroshige Google for Hiroshige Ando. Search BING for Hiroshige Ando.
Description From the series, "Ginsekai Azuma Ju-ni Kei" (Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital). "Yushima Tenjin Shrine". Red sunset sky is seen over the compound of Tenjin shrine in Yushima.
This series is in the collection of the National Diet Library of Japan.
"Sumidagawa Ryo kawagishi Ichimoku no Tsuki". The moonlight illuminates both banks of the Sumida river.
Signature Hiroshige.
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated 1896.
Publisher Matsui Eikichi.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Good.
Colors Very good ... Mica sprinkled on some parts of the print. Printed with "Urushi" in some parts. Silver colored metallic pigment on the title cartousche on the right margin.
Condition Good ... Specks and discolorations. Foxing. The title cartouche on the right margin is oxidized.
Note A reference book, "Hiroshige" by Albuquerque museum, 1983, stated, " ... only the first eleven were done by Hiroshige, the twelfth was by Hiroshige II. ... "Since these are the famous lacquer paintings (urushi) ...".
Format Oban yoko-e
Width Item 15.2 inches = 38.5 cm
Height Item 10.1 inches = 25.7 cm
 
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