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
Benkei Moat from Soto-Sakurada to Kojimachi - Handsome view of Benkei Moat from Soto-Sakurada to Kojimachi. Samurai and beauties stroll along the gently curving road following the edge of the moat. At upper left, the entrance gate and walls of daimyo's palace can be seen, with pines towering above the rooftops. The blue of the water is a nice contrast with the rich green grass and trees. Nicely composed and attractively colored, with fine bokashi shading in 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. Some prints have a few creases or spots. Please see photos for details.