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Lot 0005
  • Artist: Hiroshige Ando
  • Title: Moonrise at Monkey Bridge
  • Date: Early 20th
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock
  • Size: 4.8 x 14.3
  • Originally published as a vertical triptych with two oban sheets. This woodblock is on one mitsugiri-ban sheet.

    Utagawa Hiroshige or Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) was a Japanese artist during the 19th century and is considered the last great master of the ukiyo-e movement. His approach was more poetic and ambient than the typical ukiyo-e style, and his innovative compositions were a great influence to Western painters, such as Vincent van Gogh. The term ukiyo-e translates to "pictures of the floating world" and refers to a genre of Japanese art with a wide span of imagery such as kabuki actors, folk tales, landscapes, and even erotica. This movement was critical in forming the Western perception of Japanese art.

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $20.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Flat-rate of $60.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New Mexico

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  • Condition

    VG paper residue top and bottom margins, Printer's wrinkle 1 1/2 inch from bottom

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    Ando Hiroshige Woodblock Moonrise at Monkey Bridge

    Estimate $100 - $200Dec 05, 2017