Ishiyakushi (Two Brushes) by Ando Hiroshige

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Artist: Ando Hiroshige
Title: Ishiyakushi (Two Brushes)
Reference: ah058
Medium: Woodblock
Size: 37.6 x 25.8 cm
Date: 1857
Price: €460
Further Info:
No: 45,Ishiyakushi: Distant View of Takatomizan (Takatomizan enkei); Actor Ichikawa Omezô I (?) as Benkei, from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the Tôkaidô Road] by Two Brushes (Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi) 「双筆五十三次 石薬師 高富士遠景」 目録:「弁慶」初代市川男女蔵ヵ published by Maruya Kishiro, 1857, Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 8 No blockcutter's mark 改印:改、卯八 彫師:なし. The actor Ichikawa Omezô I (?) as Benkei by Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) and the landscape view of the temple Ishiyakushi-dera (also known as Takatomizan) by Ando Hiroshige. A fine impression with excellent colours, full margins, very light soiling and creasing, the remains of two holding tapes on reverse at the top, overal very good condition.

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