Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Mini Album)
by Hiroshige 1, Utagawa (1797-1858) - 歌川広重
|Artist:||Hiroshige 1, Utagawa (1797-1858) - 歌川広重|
|Title:||Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Mini Album)|
|Series:||Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido|
|Date:||1833 (this item: c. 1960s)|
|Publisher:||Takamizawa - 高見沢|
|Format:||Postcard - 絵葉書, 20 x 13.5cm|
|Condition:||Tatou folder and album: Good condition, wear to corners.|
Woodblock prints: Fine condition. No tears, creases, toning, foxing.
|Notes:||Presented here is a complete set of Ando Hiroshige's "The 53 Stations of the Tokaido", originally published by Hoeido in 1834. Each woodblock print is in postcard-sized format of 14.5 x 9cm. This lovely album was published by Takamizawa Ukiyo-e Company in the 1960s. Takamizawa is well respected in the woodblock print community, and is considered to be one of the best producers of fine Ukiyo-e and shin-hanga restrike woodblock prints, due to their particularly fine craftsmanship and attention to carving and printing detail. This traditional accordion-style album of postcard prints is a superb example of their work.
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