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
Azuma Shrine and the Entwined Camphor - Beautiful scene at dusk of the Azuma Shrine and Jukkengawa canal in springtime. Boats pass along the water, and blossoming cherry trees line the path leading towards the shrine. Just inside the entrance to the shrine at upper left, the famed giant "Entwined Camphor" with a split trunk can be seen. A lovely print with a handsome composition and attractive color.
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. Slight toning at edges. V-shaped tear on sky, repaired. A few creases and spots. Please see photos for details.