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
Nihonbashi Bridge and Edobashi Bridge - An innovative design from the series displaying some of the unique compositions of the 100 Edo series. In the foreground, the viewer is on the Nihonbashi Bridge with a bucket of fish belonging to the fish peddler, visible in the lower right. Over the broad expanse beyond the bridge, rooftops of the city in this prosperous area stretch out to the horizon. The sun is rising in the distance on this balmy summer morning. An excellent design.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 13 1/4" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Paper remnants on reverse at sides from original publisher mounting. Slight toning at edges. Please see photos for details.