#5 Surugadai in Edo

#5 Surugadai in Edo
Item# view-five-toto-sundai

Woodblock Prints Title: Surugadai in Edo (T˘to sundai), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjűrokkei)

Publication: 1831

Size: Horizontal ˘ban; 26.2 x 38.7 cm (10 5/16 x 15 1/4 in.)

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘)

Signature: Hokusai aratame Hitsu

Original: 1st state. known as the Blue Outline. 3 originals from different sources.

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V5

2nd state. known as the Black Outline. It differs from the blue outline, as the main key block uses black ink instead of blue ink. The difference is obvious when looking at the lines around the title.

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V5a

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 # 36V5b

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 # 36V5c