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Lot 0041
  • Artist: Ando Hiroshige
  • Title: Night Snow at Kanbara - Station No. 16
  • From the Hoeido edition of the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido
  • Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
  • A mid-twentieth century re-carved edition.
  • Bears Hiroshige signature and seal within image.
  • Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
  • Condition: Spot on mountain. Laid down to board.

    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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