Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)Woodblock Prints Title:
Nihonbashi: Daimyo Procession Setting Out (Nihonbashi, gyoretsu furidashi), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tokaido or Great Tokaido1st Publication:
Oban; 9 1/4" x 14 1/4" (24.5 x 36.2 cm)Date of this edition: 1834, 2nd statePublisher:
Remnants from prior mounting (Tape) on the upper margin, repaired area in the lower margin, and on the right and left upper margin. Some toning and fading. Fair overall condition.Notes:
2nd State. This impression lack the subtitle, and is similar to this copy from the MFA in Boston, 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.