Artwork Details for Tamenobu, Fujikawa (1890s) "Hakone"

Tamenobu, Fujikawa (1890s) - Hakone

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by Tamenobu, Fujikawa (1890s) - 為信

Artist:Tamenobu, Fujikawa (1890s) - 為信
Series:Famous Places of the Tokaido- Shank's Mare
Date:1918 (this artwork: First/Early edition)
Publisher:Unknown - 不明
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, sheet size 36 x 24cm
Condition:As issued, full size and retaining original Japanese album backing paper. Paper very slightly toned. Generally very good state of preservation.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:8116-Tamenobu_Fujikawa
Notes:The two heroes of "Shanks' Mare Tokaido" (Tokaido Hizakurige) by Jippensha Ikku, here depicted by Tamenobu. The author Ikku was a popular comic writer of the Tokugawa period (19th century) and this was the first 'translation' of the two scoundrels' adventures on the Tokaido highway into Ukiyo-e. Most of the landscape designs bear more than a passing acknowledgment to the designs of Hiroshige for his Great Tokaido series. The two travellers Mr. Yaji and Mr. Kita single-handedly demolished all the inns along the Tokaido.
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