Original woodblock print - Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) - 'Yokkaichi, Miegawa' 四日市 三重川 (Yokkaichi, Mie River) - From the series 'Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi' (Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô) (First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô) - Japan - ca. 1833–34
The depiction features the 43rd station 'Yokkaichi' of the 'Tôkaidô Road'. It features two human figures, one of who is chasing his hat. At the centre of the image is a tree and there are various houses in the distance.
Utagawa Hiroshige, also known as Ando Hiroshige, was a Japanese artist who made ukiyo-e. He is considered to be the last great master in this art form. Hiroshige is mostly known for this landscape images, like 'Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô'. Hiroshige had a great influence on French impressionists, among others.
Minor traces of age.
Measurements, framed: length 44.5 cm x width 33.5 cm.
Print measurements: length 35 cm x width 23 cm.
See Metropolitan Museum of Art: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/56907
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/226040
Van Vleck Collection, Chazen Museum of Art: http://embarkkiosk.chazen.wisc.edu/OBJ6443
- Gravure originale sur bois
- Impression sur bois polychrome Nishiki-e (brocart)
- ca 1833-34
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
- Titre de l’œuvre d’art
- 'Yokkaichi, Mie River' - From the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô"
- Bon état, voir la description
- 2×44.5×33.5 cm