Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1787-1858)Woodblock Prints Title:
Bird on a Cherry Branch1st Publication:
Kotanzaku 13-3/8 x 3 + Margins as shownDate of this edition: 1832, 1st edition Publisher:
Near Mint. A tiny stain in the upper corner of the print, visible by transparency, else nearly imperceptible. Very good colors and impression, excellent overall condition.Notes:
Very rare bird print from Hiroshige, with amazing colors and impression. The Museum of Fine art has a copy for reference, but this is the only source, as this series of print was printed in very low quantities. See MFA's copy 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.