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
Takinogawa, Oji - Wonderful view of the Shakujii River passing through the Oji District. This stretch of the river was called the Takinogawa or Waterfall River because of its Seven Falls, and a pilgrim can be seen bathing beneath the rushing water at lower left. The area was known for its beautiful display of autumn foliage, with maple trees dotting the hillside among tall pines. A charming design, nicely composed with rich color and fine bokashi shading.
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 paper remnants on reverse at side from original publisher mounting. Slight toning at edges. Please see photos for details.