Swallows and Wisteria by Ando Hiroshige
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Artist: Ando Utagawa Hiroshige (1787-1858)
Woodblock Prints Title: Swallows and Wisteria
1st Publication: February 1854
Size: Aitanzaku; 33.2 x 11.5 cm (13 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Date of this edition: February 1854
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichiz˘ (K˘eid˘)
Condition: Red color faded, turning the purple into blue color, Backed on thin layer of edo era paper, and remnants from prior backing on top of backing, a couple of clear spots not affecting the print. Small stains in the lower right section of the print, by the signature area. Very good impression, good colors, fair to good overall condition.
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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