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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

    Yumiharizuki (Crescent moon), from the series Tsuki nijuhakkei no uchi (Twenty-eight views of the moon)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
    Yumiharizuki (Crescent moon), from the series Tsuki nijuhakkei no uchi (Twenty-eight views of the moon)
    The Monkey Bridge of Kai province suspended over a cascade and the bow moon, Chinese poem above, signed Hiroshige hitsu and published by Jakurindo [Wakasaya Yoichi], first state with publisher's name in two seals following kiwame censor's seal after poem--fine impression, good color, faint centerfold
    o-tanzaku: 38.6 x 17.3cm.


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    Previously sold in these Rooms, 25 March 2003, lot 238

    Provenance

    Werner Schindler (1905-1986), previously sold in these Rooms, Fine and Important Japanese Prints from the Collection of the late Werner Schindler, 26 April, 1995, lot 265