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
Haneda Ferry and Benten Shrine - Unique and creative Hiroshige perspective depicting the view from Haneda Ferry framed by the oar and the arms and leg of the ferryboat operator in the foreground. Benten Shrine can be seen beneath the pine trees at left, and few fishing boats are moored among the reeds. A passenger's umbrella is just visible at lower right, returning by boat from a visit to the shrine. An intriguing composition, beautifully colored and shaded.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 13 3/8" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Some slight paper remnants on reverse at side from original publisher mounting. Some toning. Please see photos for details. Nice condition overall.