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, Clearing after Snow - Beautiful early morning view of the Nihonbashi area in Edo. The Nihon Bridge stretches across the river, the water below already busy with boat traffic. At lower right, the fish market bustles with business, while along the shore men unload cargo. At left center, clouds drift across rows of white storehouses, with Edo Castle beyond at right, and Mt. Fuji rising in the distance.
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 remnant on reverse at sides from original publisher mounting. Slight toning at edges. Some prints have a few spots or creases. Please see photos for details.