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Shitaya Hirokoji by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Item Number: 931732

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Item Type: Fixed Price Item
Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 931732
Price: $155.00
   


Shitaya Hirokoji by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Shitaya Hirokoji
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.

Shitaya Hirokoji - Handsome view of a group of women with matching umbrellas making their way down a busy street on their way to view cherry blossoms. The large building on the corner is the silk store "Ito Matsuzakaya," and two delivery men are just setting off with packs of goods on their backs, wrapped in blue cloth bearing the shop's crest. At bottom center, a group of samurai can be identified by their two swords. In the distance, a cloud edged with rose and blue drifts across the deep green of a tree-covered hill. Attractively colored with wonderful architectural detail.

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.


Shitaya Hirokoji by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Shitaya Hirokoji by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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