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Two original woodblock prints by Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850) - 'Travelling' and 'The Bridge' from the illustrated book "Famous places in the three cities at a glance" - Japan - ca. 1830

Lot reference 13436495

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Two original woodblock prints by Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850) - 'Travelling' and 'The Bridge' from the illustrated book "Famous places in the three capitals at a glance" - Japan - ca. 1830

Ehon Santo Meisho Ichiran 三都名所一覧: "Famous places in the three cities at a glance", 1 volume complete.

- "Travelling", (=page 28-29) and "The Bridge", (=page 18-19)

Text written by Umenoya Tsuruko and illustrated by Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850),

Published by Odamaki Tei in the early 1830s.

The book contained 14 double paged illustrations.

Signed "Aoigaoka Hokkei ga".
Hokkei was a pupil of Hokusai and worked with him.

On a thin Japanese washi paper, each sheet 22.8x 28.8cm, original size.

Printed in black, grey, red, green and blue.
Some small worm-damage repaired, pages mounted together professionally (without backing/doubling).
Some finger-soiling to the lower areas.

The book is in the collection of the MFA-Boston under accession-number 1997.569.

I used 2 scans to cover the complete oban-sizes, pictures might show the copy/paste-lines.
Will be sent under heavy cardboards, acid-free protected, and fully insured.

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    Gsart July 12, 2018

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    Dik in orde! Prachtige print. Ben er erg blij mee. Bedankt ook voor de snelle bezorging.
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