Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya

Series; One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Uo-ya Eikichi 1918 Edition Reprint

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 Edo era printing. This masterwork series includes some of Hiroshige's most famous and memorable subjects. Today, these prints are valuable and sought after by collectors. As Hiroshige's lifetime prints have continued to climb in price, this wonderful 1918 edition from Uo-ya Eikichi offers a great opportunity to collect these original Hiroshige designs at a much lower price. If you have always wanted to collect from Hiroshige's "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo," but find lifetime Hiroshige masterworks outside of your price range, take advantage of this excellent opportunity. Take some time to browse our beautiful collection this evening. These breathtaking works are a rare find.

Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya - Intriguing print depicting Shinjuku, a stop along the Koshu Highway, the view framed by the legs of the horses standing at right. The horses wear straw shoes, which gave traction when needed and also muffled sound. The closeness of the horses contrasts with the shops lining the street that recede into the distance, creating a sense of depth. A unique perspective, 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. Slight toning. Some prints have slight paper remnants or a paper strip on reverse at side from original publisher mounting. Some prints have a few creases or spots, or minor offsetting. Please see photos for details. Generally in good to nice condition overall.

Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Naito Shinjuku, Yotsuya by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)