Ueno Yamashita

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Ueno Yamashita by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Ueno Yamashita

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.

Ueno Yamashita - Terrific Hiroshige print of Ueno Yamashita, where the small shrine of Gojo Tenjin is nestled among the trees at left. At right, the Iseya restaurant advertises its popular rice dish on a banner above a fish shop. A procession of beauties carrying matching umbrellas approaches at bottom left, as crows fly overhead. Beautiful color and attractive detail in this charming design.

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. Slight toning at edges. Some prints have a few small repairs, creases, or spots. Please see photos for details.

Ueno Yamashita by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Ueno Yamashita by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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