Tenpozan at the Mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province

Tenpozan at the Mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province
Item# tenpozan-at-the-mouth-of-the-aji-river-in-settsu-province

Woodblock Prints Title: Tenp˘zan at the Mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province (Sesshű Ajikawaguchi Tenp˘zan), from the series Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces (Shokoku meiky˘ kiran)

Publication: 1834

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

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘)

Signature: Zen Saki no Hokusai Litsu Hitsu

Original: 1st state. 2 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB4

2nd state. With the Kiwame seal in an upper position, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB4a

3rd state. The third state lacks the Kiwame seal, and could have a darker ground color : Estimated Value: Ref # FJB4b

4th state. No kiwame seal, with a red cartouche title, a blue mountain, a red sky, and probably a black border, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB4c

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 # FJB4c

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 # FJB4d