Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)(1786ľ1864)Woodblock Prints Title:
Mishima: Entrance to Mishima Station (Mishima eki iriguchi); Actor Band˘ Shűka I as Mishima no Osen, with an unidentified actor, from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the T˘kaid˘ Road] by Two Brushes (S˘hitsu gojűsan tsugi)1st Publication:
Vertical ˘ban; 34.7 x 23.9 cm (13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)Date of this edition: August 1854 Publisher:
Little remnants from prior mounting (Paper), some losses on the left side of the print. Excellent colors and impression, very good overall condition.Notes:
Rare and beautiful print from the 53 Station of the Tokaido with 2 brushes. A similar print is exposed at the Museum of Fine Art for reference, visible HEREPictures:
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.