by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Series; Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Gyosho Tokaido), 1841 - 1844
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Hiroshige's Gyosho Tokaido - After the incredible success of Hiroshige’s original Tokaido in the 1830s, the artist designed several other series illustrating life along the Tokaido road. Published around 1841 - 1844, the Gyosho Tokaido is so-named after the style of informal script (called gyosho) used in the title cartouche. Prints from this series are rarely seen, and make a nice complement to Hiroshige's more well-known Tokaido series.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 7 3/4" x 12 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Remargined at bottom and right edges. Substantial loss at right edge, small losses at corners, a few holes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few stains. Please see photos for details.
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