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Senba Station on the Kiso-kaido

Size: 26.0cm by 38.5cm (10.24 in by 15.16 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Ando Hiroshige

Era: Post-war | Currency: $ / £ /

Price: ¥ 9,000$ 82.00£ 57.75€ 67.25 [Item has been sold]

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Description: This is one of the most stunning print designs in the entire ukiyo-e tradition. Hiroshige had experimented with 'mistyness' in a couple of other designs ('Mishima' in his Tokaido series, for one), but this print represents a massive transformation from the historical 'black outlines, flat colour' that forms the basis of the genre.

This particular edition was produced by the O-Edo Mokuhan-sha in the immediate post-war period, and their printers have done a good job of catching the mood of the design.

There are a few foxing spots in the upper left ...

(This one was carved by Kametaro Harada, whose bench Dave is using these days, having received it from Harada-san's son a few years ago.)

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