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
The Kawaguchi Ferry and Zenkoji Temple - Handsome view of the Arakawa River, with the Kawagachi ferry landing at lower right. A few passengers wait on the bank as the ferryman poles his boat across the water to the opposite shore. At upper right, Zenkoji Temple is nestled among the trees, the bright red buildings standing out against the gray landscape. A few workers move lumber rafts up and down the deep blue water.
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.