#22 Viewing Sunset over Ry˘goku Bridge

#22 Viewing Sunset over Ry˘goku Bridge
Item# view-twenty-two-onmayagashi

Woodblock Prints Title: Viewing Sunset over Ry˘goku Bridge from the Onmaya Embankment (Onmayagashi yori Ry˘goku-bashi no sekiy˘ o miru), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjűrokkei)

Publication: 1830

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

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘)

Signature: Saki No Hokusai Aratame Hitsu

Original: 1st state. known as the Blue Outline. 2 originals from different sources. The first edition has a red kiwame seal on the lower right corner.

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V22

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

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V22a

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, the boat and the sunset is brown.

Estimated Value: Ref # 36V22b

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 # 36V22c

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 # 36V22d