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

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Series: The 53 Stations of the Tokaido

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

The small town of Hara was known for its spectacular views of Mt. Fuji. Hiroshige expresses the magnitude of this sight by cutting off the mountain’s snowy peak: Japan’s most sacred mountain cannot be contained by the composition.

About Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige)