Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)(1786ľ1864)Woodblock Prints Title:
Ejiri: The Pine Tree of the Feather Robe at Miho no Matsu[bara] (Miho no Matsu[bara], hagoromo no matsu); the Feather Robe at Miho (Miho hagoromo), 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:
Mild color fading, some newborn foxing. Horizontal crease now flattened. Little remnants from prior mounting (Paper)Notes:
Rare and beautiful print from the 53 Station of the Tokaido with 2 brushes. One of the most sought after in the series.
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.