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

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

Situated at the entrance to Suzuka Pass, Sakanoshita boasted breathtaking mountain views. The natural landscape around this station inspired painters and poets as early as the Muromachi period (1392-1573). In this print, Hiroshige focuses on a stunning waterfall. On a small path, travelers proceed to a cave housing Buddhist sculptures.

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