The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers Act VIII by Utagawa Hiroshige
Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Woodblock Prints Title: The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers Act VIII (Hachidanme)
1st Publication: 1840's
Size: 13 x 8-1/4 + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: 1840's 1st Edition
Publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
Condition: Near Mint. Some small residue of paper on the upper corners from prior mounting. Very good colors, very strong wood grain.
Notes: This is an extremely rare if not unique version of this print, where the black borders have not been printed. It is probably among the very first one printed from the block, even most likely the first one maybe as a proof.
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