Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Hiroshige), ‘Sakanoshita’, 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

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)