The Kintai Bridge in Suo Province

The Kintai Bridge in Suo Province
Item# the-kintai-bridge-in-suo-province

Woodblock Prints Title: The Kintai Bridge in Su˘ Province (Su˘ no kuni Kintaibashi), 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: Saki no Hokusai Litsu Hitsu

Original: 1st state. 3 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB8

2nd state. Similar to the 1st state, but without rain, no kiwame seal, a black sky and blue bokashi in the river, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB8a

3rd state. Similar to the 2nd state, but with a black sky, a green volcano, and a new rain pattern, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB8b

4th state. Similar to the 2nd state, but with a black sky, a dark volcano, a dark river bank, and a new rain pattern, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB8c

5th state. Similar to the 4th state, but with a red cartouche, a black border, a dark sunset and a trimmed design, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB8d

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 # FJB8e

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 # FJB8f