|Notes (1st edition)|
|Publisher (this edition):||Maru-ya Kishiro||Maru-ya Kishiro|
|Date of this item:||1854|
|Notes (this edition)|
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
|The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido by Two Brushes
So-hitsu Gojusan Tsugi
Publisher: Maruya Kishiro
Format: Oban tateye
Number of Prints: 56/56 (inc. title page)
References: Strange , Stewart
In these prints, the upper part consists of a Tokaido view by Hiroshige and in the lower part there are large figures by Kunisada illustrative of legends.
|Tokaido Series by the Twin Brushes
Artist: Hiroshige I & Kunisada
Format: Oban tate-e: 14.25" x 9.5"
Subject: In the foreground an Osaka actor wearing a black kimono, in the background a snowy village with a river running through it. One of the masterpieces of this fine set.
Publisher: Maru-ya Kishiro
Condition: Fine colors. Full size. Japanese album backing paper. Minor soils, marks and flaws. Generally fine state of preservation.
Impression: Fine impression with gauffrage and a lacquer pattern on the black kimono (not visible in scanned image).