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
Oumayagashi - Quiet evening scene on the west bank of the Sumida River as a ferry approaches the shore. Trees growing at precarious angles from the embankment at right frame the sky, with rocks dotting the foreground and buildings lining the opposite shore as a few other boats make their way along the waterway. Nicely composed, with soft bokashi shading on the water and sky.
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. Thinning and small losses at corners, repaired. A few creases and spots. Please see photos for details.