The Togetsu Bridge at Arashiyama in Yamashiro Province

The Togetsu Bridge at Arashiyama in Yamashiro Province
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Woodblock Prints Title: The Togetsu Bridge at Arashiyama in Yamashiro Province (Yamashiro Arashiyama no Togetsu-kyō), 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: Saki no Hokusai Litsu Hitsu

Original: 1st state. 2 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB7

2nd state. Similar to the 1st state, but with red orange clouds, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB7a

3rd state. Similar to the 2nd state, but the sky is white, and the river has a white center: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB7b

4th state. Trimmed edition with black border, dark sky and red orange sunset, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # FJB7c

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 # FJB7d

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 # FJB7e