A very delicate and finely registered handmade print, with rich, unfaded
colors, on fine paper. Possibly a pre-WW2 decorative reproduction of a Hokusai
ukiyo-e woodblock. Date unknown but may be 1927, see the photo of a possible
pencil date on the card mount, under the leaf of of print. Back of print is
stamped "Made in Japan." The embossed mount is penciled, "Riogoku Bridge in
The view resembles one in the Harvard University art collection, a page from
an 1840 book attributed to Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), titledPicture Book
Sumida River, a Glance of Both Shores,see a photo attached to this listing. The
contrasts are notable, too.
Color print measures 5.1 x 7.1 inches (13 x 18 cm), tipped to an embossed and
textured 7 x 9 card. Both papers are age and light tanned; the card is foxed at
edges. No moisture damage seen. Please study the pictures taken under bright
photographic lights and close inspection for vintage, as is condition details.
Already quadruple boxed, carefully packaged and cushioned for safe arrival.
The print, which is tipped to the backer board, has been removed from the
frame and placed between two pieces of acid free paper, sandwiched between two
pieces of cardboard, and placed in a zip-lock bag. Then for added stability
this has been cushioned between two pieces of sturdy cardboard.
The glass is individually wrapped in paper, then bubble wrap, then cushioned
between two pieces of cardboard. The frame is old, as is, also individually
wrapped in paper, then bubble wrap, and finally protected between two pieces of
To provide the best shipping protection the boxed print was placed between the
boxed glass and the boxed frame and finally the 3 items were set in a larger
box with packing all around the outer edges.
Japanese woodblock print in style of Hokusai Sumida River Ryogoku Bridge
vintageJapanese woodblock print in style of Hokusai Sumida River Ryogoku Bridge
Already carefully packaged and cushioned for safe arrival. Unable to combine
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