Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige), ‘Ishiyakushi’, 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

Ishiyakushi station developed around the local Buddhist temple. Nestled in the countryside, this temple was home to a statue of Yakushi Buddha, a guardian against misfortune. Hiroshige affectionately evokes country life in this print. Beneath the blushing petals of the cherry blossoms, a figure directs a traveler to towards the shrine.

About Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige)