Old View of the Pontoon Bridge at Sano by Katsushika Hokusai
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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Woodblock Print Title: Old View of the Pontoon Bridge at Sano in Kôzuke Province (Kôzuke Sano funabashi no kozu), from the series Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces (Shokoku meikyô kiran)
1st Publication: 1834
Size: Oban; 14 1/2" x 10" (36.9 x 25.5 cm)
Date of this edition: 1834
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô)
Condition: Mild trimming, imperceptible rubbing, else very fine. Excellent colors and overall condition.
Notes: Very rare second state of this print, with the lacking kiwame seal, the yellow color converted to gray and two layers of bokashi in the river bank.
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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