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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

Date: 1857
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

Date: 1854

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).
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