April 26, 2014

Hiroshige II Soushu Shichiri-ga-hama Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print

Title: Soushu Shichiri-ga-hama
Artist: Hiroshige II ( 歌川広重 2, 二代 広重,1826 – October 21, 1869)
Date: January 1860 ( Censor seal: Monkey 1 )
Publisher: Yorozuya Kichibei
Size: ōban tate-e (trimmed 25.4cm x 36.83cm  / 14.5" x 10")
Period: Manen

Hiroshige II Soushu Shichiri-ga-hama Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print

Hiroshige II Yorozuya Kichibei 1860

Soushu Shichiri-ga-hama

Condition issues.  affixed to some form of cardstock backing, water? stains, margin trimmed, foxing, etc.  Framed and matted in 1970s by Quadrum Gallery, Marblehead, Massachusetts.. now dissolved.


Possible candidate for professional conservation and restoration.

Purchased from my daughter's former kindergarten teacher along with a Ikkeisai Yoshiiku woodblock print.

Identification assistance provided by Noel Chiappa of HiroshigeII.net & Guy Pepperman via Ukiyo-e Q & A

PP 12.50.  Est. 125 - 170

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