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

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

Situated at the western entrance to Hakone Pass, Mishima was home to a famous Shinto shrine and the only station in Izu province. Hiroshige emphasizes the populous and lively nature of this station in this busy street scene. A towering stone torii stands to the left of the composition, while the two-story teahouses recede into the horizon.

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