Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River

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.

Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River - Handsome view of the Sumida River with smoke rising in the foreground from kilns used to fire tiles and small ceramic objects. At left, the Hashiba ferryboats pass each other as they cross the river, a cluster of thatched-roof houses along the opposite shore. A delicately colored clouds drift across the sky above. An interesting design with fine bokashi shading.

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 sides from original publisher mounting. A couple small holes, repaired. Slight toning at edges, light diagonal and vertical folds, a few spots. Please see photos for details.

Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry, Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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