Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Print
Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi
Series; One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Uo-ya Eikichi 1918 Edition Print
1918 One Hundred Famous Views of Edo prints from publisher Uo-ya Eikichi - These 1918 prints are from a beautiful posthumous 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, Uo-ya Eikichi used many original blocks, supplementing them when necessary by replacements. This masterwork series includes some of Hiroshige's most famous and memorable subjects. Today, these prints are very valuable and highly 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 fantastic and rare find.
Flower Pavilion, Dango Slope, Sendagi - A lovely print depicting the Dango Slope separated by "Genji clouds." The upper portion of the print depicts a deep green-toned pavilion while the lower portion depicts a bright and blossomed pedestrian area. The two contrasts unite to create an interesting composition with fine color and detail.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 8 5/8" x 13 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - With excellent color and detail. Some minor offsetting and faint toning at edges. Slight fraying at edges. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.