Yoshitsune's Horse Washing Falls at Yoshino

Yoshitsune's Horse Washing Falls at Yoshino
Item# yoshitsune-s-horse-washing-falls-at-yoshino

Woodblock Prints Title: Yoshitsune's Horse-washing Falls at Yoshino in Yamato Province (Washű Yoshino Yoshitsune uma arai no taki)

Publication: 1832

Size: Vertical ˘ban; 35.7 x 26 cm (14 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘)

Signature: Saki no Hokusai Aratame Hitsu 前北斎為一筆

Notes: All the prints from the series have 2 original states. The first edition was made by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘), the second edition was made by his grandson a few years after he took over the business in the mid / late 1840's. The original set of blocks were most likely worn by age, or usage. A new set of blocks was carved for this second edition.

Original:

3 originals from different sources:

Estimated Value: Ref # LJW8

2nd State

3 originals from different sources:

An easy way to distinguish the difference between the first and second state is by the rocks on the left side of the print. 1st state are straight up, 2nd state has an extra set of boulders. See Pictures below :

Estimated Value: Ref # LJW8a

Other Versions:

1/Enji Takamizawa's replica late 1890's

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original 1st state for comparison.

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Estimated Value: Ref # LJW8b

2/ Adachi's replica mid 1930's

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original 1st state for comparison.



1/ Underground Green color missing
2/ White dots missing
3/ White section missing

Estimated Value: Ref # LJW8c