“Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces”(六十余州名所図会)Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige (1797-1858) worked on the work of “Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces” in his later life from 1853 to 1856. Unlike “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido“, he used a vertically long screen called Tate-e(立て絵). “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo ” is also the type of Tate-e.
The gallery of “Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces”
The Five Home Provinces
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…
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Utagawa Hiroshige's ukiyo-e artworks of "One Hundred Famous Views o…
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. 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 sea…