Benten Shrine at Shinobazu by Ando Hiroshige
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Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Woodblock Prints Title: Benten Shrine at ShInobazu in Ueno (Ueno Shinobazu ike Benten no yashiro), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)
1st Publication: August 1853
Size: 9 x 13-1/2 + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: August 1853
Publisher: Yamadaya Shöjirö < Yamashö > Kinkyödö
Condition: A vertical crease, a couple of repaired wormholes in the upper margin, a couple of clear area in the lower corners. a restored tear in the upper margin not affecting the print. Some color fading. Fair to good overall condition.
Notes: This print belongs to a series of views of Edo, that is not often seen, because there are no known reprints of that particular print.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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