17 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
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
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
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