Lot 174 of 221:
Prints of Stations of Tokaido  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Series of 55 prints from woodblocks, plus a sheet in Japanese, believed to the an edition of 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Author:
Hiroshige (?)
Place:
Japan
Publisher:
Date:
c.1920s?
Description:

Each print 24x19 cm (9½x7½), loose in plain paper folder. 

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido [Tokaido Gojusan no Uchi] was a famous series of woodblock prints by Hiroshige, but the popularity of the subject engendered many imitations, and versions - this is thought to be one of them. The prints are possibly reproduced lithographically or through the collotype process. The plain paper folder has "Hokusai Tokaido" written in pencil, and crossed out, and "Hiroshige" written above. 

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Condition:
Very good condition.
 
Item number:
279729
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