Kunisada and Hiroshige
From the series "Sohitsu Goju-san Tsugi" (Twin Brushes Fifty-three Stations). A collaboration work by the two masters, Kunisada and Hiroshige. The landscapes of Tokaido in the upper inset by Hiroshige. The lower part of the print features large figures associated with each station by Kunisada I (Toyokuni III). They often represent a legend, kabuki scene, famous shops, temples, etc.
Upper inset by Hiroshige: The entrance to Kameyama castle. Lower inset by Kunisada: Actor Matsumoto Koshiro V is in the role of Akabori Mizuemon.
Condition: Print color saturation and overall condition is very good. Margins as shown. No tears or holes. Print is not backed.
Engravers: Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take, 彫竹)
Publisher: Maruya Kyûshirô