1918 One Hundred Famous Views of Edo prints by publisher Uo-ya Eikichi - These 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. 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, detailed with rich color and soft shading in the background.
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. Slight thinning and paper remnants on reverse at sides from original publisher mounting. Small hole, repaired. Slight toning at edges, a few small spots. Please see photos for details.
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