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
View to the North from Asukayama - Attractive spring scene of people gathering atop Asuka Hill to picnic and enjoy the blossoming cherry trees. Some relax with sake on mats spread on the grass, while others stroll about the hillside. Tall pine trees frame a view of the fields beyond, with a yellow haze hanging over the plains, and Mt. Tsukuba rises above the horizon.
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 from original publisher mounting. Some slight toning at edges. Please see photos for details.