'Flying Fish, White Croaker and Lily' from Untitled Fish Series
Tobiuo or Flying Fish and Ishimochi or White Croaker, and a Lily blossom, with poem by Toshigaki Mahura.
Hiroshige’s fish prints, some from series one, and some from the 2nd series were produced for the Kyoka Poetry Club. This second series print was introduced and published by Yamadaya, c1840-42. This edition by Yuyudo Publishers dates to c1930-40. The Yuyudo publishing house distinguished themselves as one of the finest publishers in Japan early in the 20th century. They adhered to the same exacting standards of 19th century publishers. Yuyudo prints are exceptionally well done and very finely printed. This print bears the Yuyudo Publisher stamp in the left margin. It measures 10.5" x 14.5", and the black frame measures 14" x 20". P9053 $225.00