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
Suwa Bluff, Nippori - Lovely depiction of visitors to the Suwa Shrine relaxing and enjoying the view from a tea stand atop the Suwa Bluff. Blossoming cherry trees dot the grounds and nestle among the rooftop of Nippori village below. The site was known for its panoramic view of the rice fields stretching across the plains, with the twin peaks of Mt. Tsukuba at upper right. An attractive spring scene, nicely shaded.
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.