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

Seals: Aratame

Condition: Very good color, impression and state.

Signature: Hiroshige hitsu

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

As the first shukuba machi (post-station town) on the road, Shinagawa teemed with exhausted travelers near journey’s end, and bright-eyed adventurers fresh from Edo. This seaside station, boasted entertainment, popular teahouses, and plentiful restaurants to satisfy its overwhelming foot traffic.

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