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
Tsukudajima from Eitai Bridge - Handsome view of Tsukudajima or Tsukuda Island, framed by a wooden pillar of the Eitai Bridge at left and the oar and prow of a boat at right. Ships are anchored for the evening at right, and at left, red flames glow in the fire baskets of the fishermen just setting out. The moon glows and stars twinkle in the dark night sky. An attractive design from an interesting perspective, nicely detailed with fine bokashi shading in the water and sky.
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. Slight thinning and paper remnants on reverse at sides from original publisher mounting. Slight toning at edges. A few holes, repaired. Please see photos for details.