Offered for your consideration is this gorgeous Japanese Original Ukiyo-E Woodblock Print by Hiroshige II from famous TOKAIDO series. TODAIDO is one of Edo's Five Routes, Gokaido, stretched across Tokyo to Kyoto, constructed by Tokugawa Edo Shogunate at early 17C. "The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido" by Hiroshige is well known, and this picture here was designed by Hiroshige II, created after huge demand from customers to update the series. Yui was the 16th station among 53 stations of Tokaido, where overlooking Fuji Mountain from high cliff by the sea. Circa 1860.

Hiroshige II (1826-1869) was a successful artist of Japanese Ukiyo-E woodblock print design, inherited the artist name from famous Hiroshige Utagawa, whose daughter he married.

二代目歌川広重による浮世絵「東海道」のひとつ「由井」です。
一代目歌川広重による有名な「東海道五十三次」にある「由井」の保永堂版によく似ていますが、当時の流行か、縦になっていますので、薩埵峠(さったとうげ)の形がよくわかります。切り立った崖道を通る人々と、背後の富士山が絶妙なバランスで描かれています。
紙はトリムされ、背後に厚紙が当てられています。イスラエルの芸術品収集家だったダヴィッド・ギルアドのコレクションスタンプが厚紙に押されています。
 

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Measurements & Condition

12.7 inch (32.5 cm) x 8.8 inch (22.5 cm).

Very Good Estate Condition with some minor tears on the edges of the paper. The paper is trimmed and having cardboard (thick paper) backing. There is a stamp by Israeli art collector David Gilad on the cardboard backing. Please refer the detail photos I added.

 

(Item Reference No.00685)

 

 

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Antique Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print by Hiroshige II Tokaido YUI

SKU: 00686
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