The gallery of “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”
In 1853, Utagawa(Ando) Hiroshige began to draw the new series of landscape ukiyo-e. He already held the position of pupular ukiyo-e artist by the succuess of “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido“. His new work was on the theme of sights in various parts of the Edo.
Utagawa Hiroshige's "Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido" ukiyo-…
The masterpiece arts of Utagawa Hiroshige, "Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido" Utagawa(Ando) Hiroshige led the field of landscape printing in ukiiyo-e. Especially, "Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido" is one of the most highly regarded woodblock printings series in Japanese art. One of the famous landscape ukiyo-e woodblock prints When he started to draw the paintings around 1833, "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji" ,by the most famou…
As its name suggests, “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo” consists of more than 100 paintings (and table of contents). And they are divided into four seasons. You could find pictures of the plum garden in the part of Spring, and Moon Pine in Autumn.
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