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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 762

    UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1859)

    UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1859)

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    UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1859)
    From the series Meisho Edo hyakkei [One Hundred Famous Views of Edo], Kyobashi takegashi [The Bamboo Market at the Kyobashi Bridge], under a full moon pilgrims returning from Mount Oyama pass over the bridge against a dramatic background of soaring bamboo poles, signed Hiroshige ga, published by Uoya Heikichi, block-cutter Yokogawa Takajiro (whose name appears on the red lantern carried by one of the pilgrims), censor's seal aratame and date seal Snake 12 (1857), fine impression, colours and condition
    Oban tate-e


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