Old View of the Eight-part Bridge at Yatsuhashi in Mikawa Province

Old View of the Eight-part Bridge at Yatsuhashi in Mikawa Province
Item# old-view-of-the-eightpart-bridge-at-yatsuhashi-in-mikawa-province

Woodblock Prints Title: Old View of the Eight-part Bridge at Yatsuhashi in Mikawa Province (Mikawa no Yatsuhashi no kozu), from the series Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces (Shokoku meikyō kiran)

Publication: 1834

Size: Horizontal ōban; 24.5 x 36.9 cm (9 5/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō)

Signature: Zen Saki no Hokusai Litsu Hitsu

Original: 1st state. 2 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB9

2nd state. Similar to the 1st state, but with big blue sky, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB9a

3rd state. Similar to the 1st state, but witha white sky, red title cartouche and blue colored grass, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB9b

4th state. Trimmed edition with black border, and red orange sky, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB9c

Other Versions:

1/ Enji Takamizawa Replica 1910's

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original for comparison.

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The paper is thin like an edo era print, but the paper is different from the original. Later editions of this replica has a thicker paper. Estimated Value: Ref # FJB9d

2/ Unidentified Replica 1920's (Most Likely Adachi)

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original for comparison.

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Paper is thicker, like a Shin Hanga. Estimated Value: Ref # FJB9e