1830s Original Ando Hiroshige Japanese Woodblock Sparrow and Bamboo Bird Print. [untitled on the print]. Date (original issuing): 18. Date (this particular edition): original issued same as above [note the combination of publishers and censors seals]. Medium: Original Japanese Woodblock on. Color: Multiple printed colors. 13 x 37.5 cm or 5 1/8 x 14 3/4 inch. A Ten-year-old neighbors girl, collaborator or muse. Author of the poem. Special Attributes: Artist block signed as. Or Hiroshige histu with his personal. Red under notation for the ten-year-old neighbors girl. There is a little. Poem [detailed below] on top right corner to accentuate the mood that was signed by its writer as. And finally, a well known collector/dealers oval seal. Shiba on verso in red [all as shown by the detailed photos]. This rare and original Hiroshige Woodblock Kacho-e print is in. Clear and clean image. Colors, original narrow margins with intact image. And even age toning. It was printed on handmade mulberry paper tipped in on a rice paper along the top edge on verso. Ample photos [front, back, and details] in high resolution are provided for your convenience of identification and judging its. Flaws to note: the flaws are quite minor as noted below: there are several unobtrusive folding creases, two small tape residue on backside along the top edge. And some slight fading of the red color as shown by the detailed photos. 1797 1858 was one the leading members of Ukiyoe artists of the Edo period quite famous for his landscape and flower/bird prints. Even though very prolific, his Original woodblock prints. Rare in the market. [delicately printed with some embossing on the bird]. Was unique in that. It was a product of a collaboration with a ten-year-old girl (a neighbor) as noted in the print. She either seriously contributed to the design of the print or served as a muse for Hiroshige, in any event, it is a rare reflection on his playfulness and his artistic personality. Hachijintei (a personal friend of the artist and a frequent contributor of poems for Hiroshige). Is not an easy game. Fortunately for this particular print and its poem are well referenced [as noted below]. Pronunciation in Japanese as. Kara bito no sake o. Konote take ni made. My Paraphrasing in English. In the spirit of the Chinese. The painter has transferred. Please note the modest asking price e. For this highly displayable collectors item. Note that this item. And produced during Hiroshiges life-time. Or reproduction and as described. Braziller G (1988) Hiroshige Birds and Flowers, illustration item # 18, George Braziller Inc. Item #18 is showing the version from the Rockefeller collection, the difference between this version and the one illustrated was the publishers seal [Shoeido in the illustration], the blocks used in the two versions are identical except that one additional block of a few bamboo leaves was used in the version of Rockefeller collection. The item “1830s Original Ando Hiroshige Japanese Woodblock Sparrow and Bamboo Bird Print” is in sale since Monday, July 30, 2012. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “shiyie” and is located in Cincinnati. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original Print
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Print Type: Woodcut & Block
- Subject: Birds
- Style: Vintage
- Size Type/Largest Dimension: Small (Up to 14″)
- Date of Creation: 1800-1899