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
Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya - Intriguing print depicting Shinjuku, a stop along the Koshu Highway, the view framed by the legs of the horses standing at right. The horses wear straw shoes, which gave traction when needed and also muffled sound. The closeness of the horses contrasts with the shops lining the street that recede into the distance, creating a sense of depth. A unique perspective, nicely 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 from original publisher mounting. Some toning at edges. Please see photos for details. Nice condition overall.