Re: Hirokage, not Hiroshige!

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Posted by terry on August 08, 2002 at 13:40:44:

In Reply to: Hirokage, not Hiroshige! posted by Hans Olof Johansson on August 08, 2002 at 09:04:03:

Mr. Olof
Again sir, I thank you for you knowledge. This has been very difficult (yet interesting) for me trying to find out any information on these inherited "family treasures". And being someone who has no idea about asian art, it is nice to know that there are kind and helpful people out there to assist you. Thank you again!
: Terry,

: The artist is Hirokage, who was a pupil of Hiroshige and active as a printmaker about 1855-1865. Your print belongs to a series with the title Edo meisho dôke-zukushi ("A Series of Comical Scenes from the Famous Places of Edo"). It was published about1859.

: Best regards,

: Hans Olof

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