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

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

Resting on the bank of the Abe River, Fuchu was provincial capital of ancient Japan. Home to Sunpu Castle, the household of a regional lord, Fuchu provided offered an urban experience in comparison to the more rural stations. In this print, Hiroshige presents a bustling evening beneath a crescent moon.

About Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige)

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

Exhibition Highlights On Artsy

2017
Upright Tokaido, Ronin Gallery, New York
2016
2014
Masterpieces of Hiroshige, Ronin Gallery, New York