#26 Waterwheel at Onden

#26 Waterwheel at Onden
Item# view-twenty-six-onden-no-suisha

Woodblock Prints Title: Waterwheel at Onden (Onden no suisha), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Publication: 1831

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

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō)

Signature: Zen Saki No Hokusai Litsu Hitsu

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

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V26

Later impression of this print lacks the red kiwame seal on the lower left corner, as seen below:

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V26a

2nd state. Some of the blocks were most likely damaged, and as a result, some modification were made in the bushes near the center of the print. Also, the cloud is no longer yellow but green at the end, and the lines in the hat are different, as seen below, 2 originals from different sources:

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V26b

Later impression of this print lacks the red kiwame seal on the lower left corner, as seen below:

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V126c

This album highlights the main differences between the first and second state:

3rd 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, and the roof is brown colored, as seen below:

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V126d

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 # 36V19c

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 # 36V19d