Landscapes - part I
part I

For details please click on a picture.
Landscapes - part III
part III



Part II - Pre-Meiji period (2)

Utagawa HIROSHIGE (1797 - 1858)

The complete limited and numbered edition set of twenty-one
tanzaku-sized woodblock prints made from the artist's original drawings:  (pls. read article by JACK HILLIER at lower right)

"Calligraphy as taught by the Chancellor Sugawara" (01-09)
   (Sugawara denju tenerai kagami)

"Sights of the Provinces" (10-12)
   (Shokoku meisho)

"Views of the Provinces" (13-18)
   (without series title)

 Three kacho-e (19-21)

Condition:
Excellent impression and color; foxing to paper mounts only (not affecting the prints); paper crease marks at top corners of some of the prints where fixed to the mounts (not visible under mount frames. These minor flaws are found on all copies of the limited edition set), else the prints themselves and the chitsu wrapper are in fine condition.


Signed:           Hiroshige ga
Sealed:            Ichiryusai
Publisher:       Robert G. Sawers
Date:                early 1980's

Size:                tanzaku (25 x 12 cms / 9 7/8" x 4 3/4"), each
Edition limited to 250 copies only! (pls. see below)

The set comes in a 'chitsu' (cloth-covered Japanese-style wrapper, see pic below at left), with each print in a separate, numbered paper mount. - Both, prints and mounts, carry the limited edition number. -

Complete sets have become very rare now!

ref. no.: # 561488
Price:  € 900.00

This set is no. #1 of the edition limited to only 250 copies!
A second set, numbered # 102/250, is available, as well.





The chitsu (cloth-covered Japanese storage box)


Introduction by Jack Hillier  (click to read)



- For print descriptions and larger illustrations, please click on the pictures below -
(pictures are from another set)


1. - 9.:
"Calligraphy as
taught by the
Chancellor Sugawara"
('Sugawara denju tenerai kagami')

1.

2.

3.

4.



5.

6.

7.

8.

9.


10. - 12.:
"Sights of the
Provinces"
('Shokoku meisho')

10.

11.

12.
13. - 18.:
Views of the
Provinces
(no series title)

13.



14.

15.

16.

17.

18.


19. - 21.:
Kacho-e
('Bird and Flower' prints)

19.

20.

21.


Landscapes menu    menu top of page    top of page Landscapes - part I    part I part III    Landscapes - part III