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Camellia and Bullfinch by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Item Number: 825498

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Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 825498
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Camellia and Bullfinch by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Camellia and Bullfinch

Yuyudo Publisher - In the early 20th century, the Yuyudo publishing house had already distinguished themselves as one of the finest publishers in Japan. They adhered to the same exacting standards of 19th century publishers while some of their publishing colleagues took shortcuts. In the 1950's, as interest Edo era woodblock prints was reigniting, Yuyudo embarked upon a project to produce reprints by the great masters from the Golden Age of Ukiyo-e. They hired the finest woodblock printers and carvers in the world for this endeavor. The resulting prints were some of the highest quality reproductions ever made. We are pleased to offer this beautiful reprint from the Yuyudo publisher in our auctions today.  Yuyudo prints are exceptionally well done and very finely printed. Each bears a Yuyudo Publisher stamp on the margin or reverse. Bid now on prints from this fantastic collection!

Comments - Delightful design of a small green bullfinch clinging to the slender branch of a flowering camellia, balancing precariously almost upside-down as the branch sways in the breeze. Bright pink and rose flowers add a colorful note against the softly shaded background. A beautiful image with a wonderful asymmetrical balance.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 15" x 6 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.


Camellia and Bullfinch by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Camellia and Bullfinch by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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