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

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

In this print, Hiroshige presents the Kanbara of his imagination, blending real and imagined elements to create an atmospheric landscape and dynamic composition. In Hiroshige’s words, “though there are many things that I have abbreviated, the composition is exactly like a true reflection of the scenery, so those who cannot travel can find some pleasure in them.”

About Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige)

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