Hiroshige Woodblock Otsu 53 Stations of Tokaido
From the Hiroshige series titled “53 Stations of Tokaido” is this Oban size woodblock print. Titled Otsu it is Station 54 in the series. and is within hailing distance of Kyoto. Travellers ascend a steep mountain pass called Ohsakayama and quench their thirst at a fountain named “Hashirii”. Ox-carts carrying heavy loads indicate that travellers are nearing Kyoto. The print also features a poem. Beautifully detailed and in excellent condition with vibrant colours and good bleed to the verso.
There are approximately 13 versions of the series and this print is by the Uchida Art Company from 1960 to 1970. In excellent condition. Artist and Publishers seal on the print.
Approximate dimensions are 38.5 cm width and 26.5 cm height. Approximate dimensions of print are 34.5 cm width and 22 cm height.
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Utagawa Hiroshige also known as Andō Hiroshige 1797 to 1858. Hiroshige was the last great master of the ukiyo-e tradition.
Hiroshige is famous for his landscapes as well as his depictions of birds and flowers. He created series such as the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido and the Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido.
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