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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)
UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)
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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)

THE COMPLETE SET OF THE SERIES PICTURES OF FAMOUS PLACES ON THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS (THE VERTICAL TOKAIDO)

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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)
THE COMPLETE SET OF THE SERIES PICTURES OF FAMOUS PLACES ON THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS (THE VERTICAL TOKAIDO)
The complete set of the series Gojusan tsugi meisho zue (Pictures of Famous Places on the Fifty-Three Stations [The Vertical Tokaido], comprising fifty-three landscape designs and one title page, each woodblock-printed, each signed Hiroshige hitsu, published by Tsutaya Kichizo, 1855

The first ten scenes comprise:
No. 1 Nihonbashi: View of Dawn Clouds (Nihonbashi, Shinonome no kei)
No. 2 Shinagawa: View of the Station from Goten-yama (Shinagawa, Goten-yama yori ekiju o miru)
No. 3 Kawasaki: Tsurumi River and Namamugi Village (Kawasaki, Tsurumigawa Namamugi no sato)
No. 4 Kanagawa: View over the Sea from the Teahouses on the Embankment (Kanagawa, dai no chaya kaijo miharashi)
No. 5 Hodogaya: Distant View of the Kamakura Mountains from the Boundary Tree Posthouse (Hodogaya, Kyoboku tateba Kamakurayama enbo)
No. 6 Totsuka: View of Fuji from the Mountain Road (Totsuka, Sando yori Fuji chobo)
No. 7 Fujisawa: Fuji on the Left at Nanki no Matsubara (Fujisawa, Nanki no Matsubara hidari no Fuji)
No. 8 Hiratsuka: Ferry on Banyu River and Distant View of Mount Ôyama (Hiratsuka, Banyugawa funewatashi Oyama enbo)
No. 9 Oiso: Saigyo's Hermitage at Snipe Marsh (Oiso, Shigitatsusawa Saigyo-an)
No. 10 Odawara: Fishing Huts on the Beach (Odawara, kaigan gyosha)
Each vertical oban (each approx. 36.2 x 24.5 cm.)
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