Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi
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.
Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi - Lovely print depiction of the Dango Slope and the Flower Pavilion at Sendagi. In the foreground visitors relax at tea stands and stroll beneath the flowering cherry trees covered with pink and white blossoms. A rosy tinged cloud separates with design, with steps bordered with craggy rocks leading up the hill at right to the Flower Pavilion itself, which offered superb views from the third story. The slope is covered with lush green trees and foliage, offering a contrast with the pastel colors below. A charming design with fine bokashi shading in the clouds and sky.
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.