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
Ichigaya Hachiman Shrine - Handsome view of Ichigaya Hachiman Shrine looking over outer moat of Edo Castle. The shore is lined with teahouses and shops, with steps leading up the hill at right to the shrine nestled among leafy green foliage and flowering cherry trees. At far left, the watchtower and outer walls of the Owari mansion can be seen. Clouds edged with red and yellow drift across the scene, and a flock of birds flies off into the evening sky. An attractive image, nicely colored 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.