Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Series; One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Uo-ya Eikichi 1918 Edition Reprint
1918 One Hundred Famous Views of Edo prints from publisher Uo-ya Eikichi - These 1918 prints are from a beautiful posthumous reprint release of Hiroshige prints by the original series publisher Uo-ya Eikichi. In 1918 Uo-ya Eikichi re-released a complete set of Hiroshige’s "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo" in a small edition, with prints of the highest quality rivaling those of the lifetime edition. Using only the most skilled printers and carefully matching the paper and inks to the Edo era printing. This masterwork series includes some of Hiroshige's most famous and memorable subjects. Today, these prints are valuable and sought after by collectors. As Hiroshige's lifetime prints have continued to climb in price, this wonderful 1918 edition from Uo-ya Eikichi offers a great opportunity to collect these original Hiroshige designs at a much lower price. If you have always wanted to collect from Hiroshige's "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo," but find lifetime Hiroshige masterworks outside of your price range, take advantage of this excellent opportunity. Take some time to browse our beautiful collection this evening. These breathtaking works are a rare find.
Ueno Yamashita - Terrific Hiroshige print of Ueno Yamashita, where the small shrine of Gojo Tenjin is nestled among the trees at left. At right, the Iseya restaurant advertises its popular rice dish on a banner above a fish shop. A procession of beauties carrying matching umbrellas approaches at bottom left, as crows fly overhead. Beautiful color and attractive detail in this charming design.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 13 3/8" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning. Some prints have slight paper remnants or a paper strip on reverse at side from original publisher mounting. Some prints have a few creases or spots, or minor offsetting. Please see photos for details. Generally in good to nice condition overall.