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
Five Pines, Onagi Canal - Beautiful view of one of the famous Five Pine trees along the Onagi Canal. By this time, the other four had died, so this was the only one left. The ancient tree towers over the water, carefully supported by wooden posts. Boatmen pole a ferry filled with passengers across the calm water, with the rooftops of Edo stretching out along the curve of the canal into the distance. A handsome design, attractively color and shaded.
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. A few prints have slight paper remnants on reverse at side from original publisher mounting or minor offsetting. Some prints have a few creases or spots. Please see photos for details. Generally in good to nice condition overall.