Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zojoji Temple

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zojoji Temple by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zojoji Temple

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

Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zojoji Temple - Charming Hiroshige print depicting the gates of the Zojoji Temple and a group of rural tourists pilgrims who are just leaving. At left, a group of novice priests walks behind them, and the distinctive rooftops of the Shiba Shinmei Shrine can be seen to the right. Nicely detailed with bokashi shading in the sky.

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. Paper remnants on reverse at side from original publisher mounting. A couple small holes, repaired. Slight toning at edges, a few spots. Please see photos for details.

Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zojoji Temple by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Shiba Shinmei Shrine and Zojoji Temple by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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