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
Yoroi Ferry, Koami-cho - Handsome view of the Nihonbashi River from the embankment, the scene framed by a woman in a kimono with an umbrella at right. The prow of a boat juts into the scene at left, with the Yoroi Ferry just beyond, filled with passengers. Swallow flit about the sky and a row of kura or storehouses recedes into the distance along the left shore. An interesting composition, beautifully detailed with 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. Staining at edge, a few creases and spots. Please see photos for details.