Woodblock Prints Title: The Amida Falls in the Far Reaches of the Kisokaidô Road (Kisoji no oku Amida-ga-taki)
Size: Vertical oban; 38 x 26 cm (15 x 10 1/4 in.)
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô)
Signature: Saki no Hokusai Aratame Hitsu 前北斎為一筆
3 originals from different sources:
Estimated Value: Ref # TJW5a
The main differences between the 1st and 2nd state are:
1/ Vertical lines missing in 2nd state
2/ Bushes are full all the way to the margin in 2nd state.
Estimated Value: Ref # TJW5b
1/ Adachi's replica 1950's
Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original 1st state for comparison.
1/ Straight line from black line to margin, as opposed to curve in the original
2/ Strong line in th ereplica. The original has lines similars to the ones from the river
3/ Bushes goes all the way to the margin in replica
Estimated Value: Ref # TJW5d
2/ Oedo Mokuhansha's replica 1960's
Published by Kaiseisha / Oedo mokuhansha; Carved by Torazo Matsuda, Printed by Isamu Nakai.Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original 1st state for comparison.
Estimated Value: Ref # TJW5c
3/ Takamizawa's replica