The Beginning by Ando Hiroshige
Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Woodblock Print Title: The Beginning: Tokiwa Gozen Wanders with Her Three Children (Hattan, Sanshi o tomonatte Tokiwa Gozen hy˘r˘ su), from the series The Life of Yoshitsune (Yoshitsune ichidai zue)
1st Publication: 1832
Size: Horizontal ˘ban; 23.1 x 35.5 cm (9 1/16 x 14 in.)
Date of this edition: 1832
Publisher: Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakud˘)
Condition: Fading, repair in the lower left corner, vertical centerfold now flattened.
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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