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Lot 0002
  • Artist: Ando Hiroshige
  • Fifty-three stations of the Tokaido
  • Kanaya and Oiga River (Original edition
  • Hiroshige fude
  • Tsuta-ya Kichizo
  • 7/1855
  • Oban tate-e (13.9 x 9 inches)
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print

    "Kanaya" is print no. 25 from the series, representing station no. 24 (no. 1 is the starting point at Nihonbashi in Edo (Tokyo). With the starting and end points, plus the fifty-three stations, the series consists of fifty-five prints. - The ford seen from the top of a steep road with tree-clad banks on either side, and a mounted traveler ascending. In the far distance, the white cone of Mt. Fuji. - This impression is from the original edition of 7/1855

    Utagawa Hiroshige or Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) was a Japanese artist during the 19th century and is considered the last great master of the ukiyo-e movement. His approach was more poetic and ambient than the typical ukiyo-e style, and his innovative compositions were a great influence to Western painters, such as Vincent van Gogh. The term ukiyo-e translates to "pictures of the floating world" and refers to a genre of Japanese art with a wide span of imagery such as kabuki actors, folk tales, landscapes, and even erotica. This movement was critical in forming the Western perception of Japanese art.

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  • Condition

    EXCELLENT. Blank margins slightly trimmed.

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Ando Hiroshige Kanaya River Japanese Woodblock Print

    Estimate $1,200 - $1,400Aug 13, 2017