Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige), ‘Ejiri’, 1855, Ronin Gallery

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

At Ejiri station, the traveler looks out upon the dark pines in the Forest of Miho and the mouth of the Okitsu River. From this elevated viewpoint, the traveler can see how far this famous pine grove extends into the water. Hiroshige asserts the expansiveness of this view as boats recede toward the colorful clouds on the horizon.

About Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige)

Japanese, 1797-1858, Edo (modern Tokyo), Japan, based in Edo (present day Tokyo), Japan