Re: difference in cartouche of an Hiroshige 100 famous views of Edo


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Posted by fabienne on September 01, 2002 at 14:37:43:

In Reply to: Re: difference in cartouche of an Hiroshige 100 famous views of Edo posted by Noel Chiappa on August 28, 2002 at 14:35:20:

Thank you for your message. Unfortunately I got only jpeg of my print (no URL). If you don't mind I will e-mail them to you.


: > I've got a print by Hiroshige which is part of the serie 100 famous
: > views of Edo. It is called Benter shrine and ferry at Haneda.
: > 1) Compared to the one I found on the Tokai Bank site for example, one
: > can notice a difference in the upper red cartouche (rectangular). What
: > does this indicate about this print?

: Without seeing a detailed image of your print one cannot say much for certain,
: but I do know that this series has been much reproduced (i.e. printed from
: newly cut blocks, both late in the 19th Century and also more recently), and
: so my *guess* would be that you have a later reproduction.

: Noel
: advance for your help.




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