Mystery of famous Hiroshige’s snowy Kambara woodblock ukiyo-e painting

Did Hiroshige really draw the landscape of Kambara? Kambara, the snow in the night from “Fifty-three stages on the Tokaido” series   Among numberless other landscape ukiyo-e printings, the artworks of Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) receive the highest evaluation inside and outside the country.    One of the most famous artworks is Kambara, the snow in the night. Kambara, the snow in the night is a print of “Fifty-three Stages on the Tokaido” series.     Hiroshige drew most of the print with just white and black. Just three people whose heads and shoulders are covered with snow have other colors. And it is so quiet and the sound in the picture is their footsteps on Read more about Mystery of famous Hiroshige’s snowy Kambara woodblock ukiyo-e painting[…]

Utagawa Hiroshige’s snowy winter scenes ukiyo-e art woodblock prints

The collection of the snowy landscape of Hiroshige’s ukiyo-e Even among the many ukiyo-e artists, Utagawa Hiroshige was particularly good at landscape paintings. The snowy scene that he drew expresses a distinctive quietly.         I would like to introduce 14 works of Hiroshige’s winter landscapes including Kambara, the snow in the night in “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido“.         Mystery of ‘Kambara, the snow in the night’     Kambara is located in Shizuoka prefecture and Kameyama is in Mie prefecture. Hiroshige visited Kambara in the summer, that the land is mild and has almost no snowfall. It is considered one of the mysteries of “Fifty-Three Stages Read more about Utagawa Hiroshige’s snowy winter scenes ukiyo-e art woodblock prints[…]