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Fortune-telling Paper by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Item Number: 848305

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Item Type: Fixed Price Item
Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 848305
Price: $66.96

Fortune-telling Paper by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Fortune-telling Paper

Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.

Comments - Charming fan print of a young courtesan from the Shinagawa or Shinjuku, the curious beauty eagerly opening a fortune from a fortuneteller. The rich colors in the print contrast beautifully with the woman’s fair complexion, the area around her eyes softly shaded with pink. An attractive design.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - Page size 9 1/2" x 13 1/4"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A few spots. Please see photos for details.

Fortune-telling Paper by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Fortune-telling Paper by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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