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
Kasumigaseki - Lovely morning view of Kasumigaseki at the New Year. The rooftops of Edo are shown in the distance, with sailboats dotting the horizon. Celebrants make their way up the slope and kites fly overhead. A charming design.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 13 3/8" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at side from original publisher mounting. Small C-shaped tear at edge, repaired. Creasing at corner, a few spots. Please see photos for details.