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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 759

    UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1858)

    UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1858)

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    UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1858)
    From the series Meisho Edo hyakkei [One Hundred Famous Views in Edo], Yoroi no watashi Koami-cho [The Yoroi Ferry at Koami-cho], a young woman passing by the ferry landing-point against the background of a long row of warehouses, signed Hiroshige ga, published by Uoya Heikichi, censor's seal aratame and date seal Snake 10 (1857), good impression, colours and condition, album backing; and Akasaka Kiribatake uchu yukei [Night Rain at Akasaka], the 'replacement' design issued seven months after Hiroshige's death, signed Nisei Hiroshige ga, published by Uoei, combined aratame and date seal (1859), very good impression with mica in the sky, very good colours and condition, top margin lightly pasted down
    Both Oban tate-e (2)


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