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Ando Hiroshige Woodblock Mount Atago

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Estimate $50 - $100
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Aritst: Ando HiroshigeMount Atago, Shiba, No. 21One Hundred Famous Views of Edo8.875 x 13.375Medium: Japanese Woodblock PrintTwo small closed tears: (1) at right edge of image where shoulder of character’s robe meets the outer frame line; and (2) just to the right of the third short horizontal line from the top in left borderAndo Hiroshige is considered by many to be the last great master of the Ukiyo-e form of art. Here he dramatically interrupts this view from Mount Atago in the district of Shiba southwest of Edo with a figure holding an immense rice paddle. The inscription over the artist's signature to the left identifies the figure as the central actor in the "Heaping Rice Ceremony" performed at the Atago Shrine on the third day of the New Year. In real life, this man was the proprietor of the Atagoya teahouse at the top of Mount Atago. Here however he is dressed in an elaborate costume emblematic of the New Year and of prayers for its bounty. Small piece torn from left margin (piece is included for repair). Print is partially adhered to board from about the horizon line at center to the bottom of the large rice paddlePlease note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. Jasper52 will bid on your behalf as much as necessary to ensure that you meet the reserve price or that you remain in the lead, up to your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.Shipping:Domestic: Flat-rate of $7.50 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Ohio.Authenticity:Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact us if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned. Your purchase is protected:In the rare event that your purchase from this auction does not meet your expectations, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. If the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, U.S. buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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