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Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.94/1983_2.94.JPG

Hôeido Tôkaidô Series: Sakanoshita, Fudesute-mine (Toss-away-the-brush Mountain)

Andô Hiroshige

A print of tavelers in the mountains. Some are walking, some resting in the tent, some looking into the distance at the mountains across the canyon.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1983/2.94

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.136/1948_1.136.JPG

Comparisons between Mountains and Seas: Mt. Rokuso in Kazusa Province, Kazusa Kanozan

Andô Hiroshige

The dark color pallette and black strip across the top indicate that the image is set at night. A mountain with pine trees and steps leading to the top loom over the image. The sea appears behind the mountain in the distance.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1858

1948/1.136

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.139/1948_1.139.JPG

Tôto Meisho Series: White Rain on Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi no shirazame)

Andô Hiroshige

Rainy scene in a village. There is a bridge in the foreground, with several figures walking across with umbrellas. Houses and mountains appear in the distance.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1840-1841

1948/1.139

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.142/1948_1.142.JPG

Edo Meisho: Ochanomizu

Andô Hiroshige

A snow scene of the canal. Snow covers the house roofs, the boat shelters, and the trees. Three travelers in blue robes are walking in the snow, two of them are carrying umbrellas.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1853

1948/1.142

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.138/1948_1.138.JPG

Eight Views of Edo Suburbs: Fishing Boats Returning to Gyôtoku

Andô Hiroshige

The pyramid shaped hills in the background of this print are those of the boiling houses and salt piles of Gyôtoku’s salt industry. A ferry boat, or watashi-bune, carries passengers in the foreground of this picture. In this print a shipman steers using the large rudder located in the back of the boat.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1835-1842

1948/1.138

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.144/1948_1.144.JPG

Edo Meisho: Yushima Shrine in the Snow (Yushima tenmangu, Yukihare no zu)

Andô Hiroshige

A snow scene of people walking up the stairs leading to the snow-covered shrine and temple complex.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1853

1948/1.144

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1949-sl-1.136/1949_1.136.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Gyôsho Edition): #40 Chiriu

Andô Hiroshige

Woodcut print. Title in a red rectangle in the upper right hand corner of the print. Colors are primarily greens and blues for the landscape and clothing, while the hats and straw mats are a faded yellow, and the trees are a solid brown.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1841-1842

1949/1.136

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.141/1948_1.141.JPG

Tôto Meisho Series: Flower-viewing at Asukayama

Andô Hiroshige

Landscape with water and mount Fuji in the background. People are wandering on the green grassland, having picnics, and enjoying the pleasant weather and the beauty of cherry blossoms.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1833-1843

1948/1.141

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.132/1948_1.132.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #39 Okazaki, Yahagi Bridge over the Toyokawa River

Andô Hiroshige

The print depicts an arch bridge over water, with travelers walking across the bridge. Several boats are sailing on the water, while two fishermen are standing on the shallow area by the waterbank.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1850

1948/1.132

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.144/1960_2.144.JPG

Famous Views of the 60-odd Provinces: #9 The Tennô Festival at Tsushima in Owari Province

Andô Hiroshige

This piece depicts boats decorated with lanterns, the evening sky and festivities. The shore is lined with teahouses set up for the event. The title for the print is located in the upper right corner in a red box.

1797-1858

19th century

1853-1856

1960/2.144

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1969-sl-2.17/1969_2.17.JPG

Edo Meisho: View of the Kameido Temple in Snow, Tokyo

Andô Hiroshige

Night scene of bridges over the lake leading to the temple complex. The snow falls down from the sky and covers the bridges, roofs, and trees. There are several travelers walking with parasols.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1853

1969/2.17

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.180/1985_1.180.JPG

Kokon Jôruri zukushi series: 'Ishidômaru' (Kûkai as a child)

Andô Hiroshige

This print illustrates a scene in a jôruri play based on history. Ishidômaru is the childhood name of a figure better known to history as Kûkai, the early 9th-century founder of the Shingon sect of Buddhism in Japan. In this scene, the child Ishidômaru has come to the remote mountain of Mt. Kôya in search of his father, a warrior who had taken the tonsure. When the two finally met, the father refused to recognize his son. The rejection of family ties was one of the basic tenets of monastic life in Buddhism.

1797-1858

19th century

circa late 1840s

1985/1.180

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.143/1960_2.143.JPG

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: #107 Fukagawa, Susaki and the Jumantsubo Plain

Andô Hiroshige

This vertical print frames a view of a landscape with an up close view of a bird in the upper right corner that takes up about thirty percent of the image.

The viewer is positioned alongside the bird, circling the sky above the twin peaks of a mountain. A crate floats in the water below while smaller birds flocking around it. Snow covers the ground.

The signature and title markings are in the upper right corner, and in the middle along the left side above the landscape.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1856-1857

1960/2.143

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.121/1948_1.121.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Dusk at Numazu

Andô Hiroshige

Several travellers are walking along the river. There are trees on both sides of the road. A big round moon is above the village houses in the distance. One the other side of the river is a lush forest.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.121

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.145/1948_1.145.JPG

Gazing at Snow on Matsuchi Hill (center sheet from triptych, Fûryû Genji Awase)

Andô Hiroshige

The snow scene of a village under the mountain. The house roofs, the bridge over the river, the mountain and trees are all covered by the snow. Three birds fly above the riverbank, lingering around the snow-covered pine branches.

1797-1858

19th century

1853

1948/1.145

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.142/1960_2.142.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Tate-e Edition): #38 Fujikawa

Andô Hiroshige

A village by a lake is shown in the snow. Several travelers are walking in the streets. The snow is steadily fallling and covers their hats, the roofs of the houses, the trees and the mountains. The title is in the upper right corner in a red box.

1797-1858

19th century

1855

1960/2.142

full color woodblock print (nishiki e)

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.245/1987_1.245.JPG

[Facsimile] Meisho Edo hyakkei: Oji, New Year's Eve Foxfires at Nettle Tree

Andô Hiroshige

A group of deer-like animals are resting under two trees at nightfall. There are twinkling stars shining in the dark sky and a forest in the distance.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1856-1859

1987/1.245

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.141/1960_2.141.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Goyû: Women Soliciting Travelers

Andô Hiroshige

In the main street of Goyu village at nightfall, female touts aggressively solicit travelers by dragging them into the tea-house on the right, where one is already resting. The large circle on the wall bears the sign of the publisher of the series, Take-no-Uchi, which was omitted in later issues. On the sign-boards inside are given the names of the engraver, Firobei; the printer, Heibei; and the artist, Ichiryusai.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1960/2.141

color woodblock print on paper, ôban yoko-e size

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1974-sl-1.102/1974_1.102.JPG

Oiso Station, tora-ga-ame (Tora's Rain), Plate 9 from Tokaido Gojusan-tsugi (Fifty-three Stations of the Eastern Road)

Andô Hiroshige

A landscape of the bank by the river with mountains in the distance. There are trees, huts, and several tombstones in the foreground. Two figures are walking toward a hut.

1797-1858

19th century

1855

1974/1.102

color woodblock print on paper, ôban yoko-e size

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.137/1948_1.137.JPG

Famous Views of Snow, Moon and Flowers: Trout Fishing by Moonlight on the Tamagawa River

Andô Hiroshige

The dark color pallette and the moon indicate that the image is set at night. There are people standing in the water, bending over in search of fish. Others stand on the bank, helping with the fishing process. Also shown are the silhouettes of a bridge over the water and the mountains in the distance.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1846

1948/1.137

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.122/1948_1.122.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Hôeidô edition): #16 Night Snow at Kambara

Andô Hiroshige

In this print, sophisticated use of soft lines, rounded forms, dark sky, and subtle tones convey the utter silence and weariness of the figures as they trudge through the night-time snow near Kambara. Writing is centered at the top of the image, as well as aloong the bottom left wide with a seal. Three figures walk through the snow.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.122

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.123/1948_1.123.JPG

Hôeido Tôkaidô Series: Night Snow at Kambara (Second state)

Andô Hiroshige

In this print, sophisticated use of soft lines, rounded forms, dark sky, and subtle tones convey the utter silence and weariness of the figures as they trudge through the night-time snow near Kambara.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.123

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.124/1948_1.124.JPG

Hôeido Tôkaidô Series: Night Snow at Kambara (Second state)

Andô Hiroshige

In this print, sophisticated use of soft lines, rounded forms, dark sky, and subtle tones convey the utter silence and weariness of the figures as they trudge through the night-time snow near Kambara.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.124

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.126/1948_1.126.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Nissaka, Sayo Mountain Pass

Andô Hiroshige

A mountain path which forms a diagonal of the print. Several travelers are walking along the road with trees on both sides.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.126

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.128/1948_1.128.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Mitsuke, Tenryû River

Andô Hiroshige

Two fishemen rest on a boat standed in the shallow water, facing the viewer with their backs. They are looking at another group of fishermen in the distance standing on the lakebank. There are more boats on the lake across the land.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.128

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.130/1948_1.130.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Sudden Shower at Shôno

Andô Hiroshige

Here, caught in a sudden downpour, people rush along the steep hillside. Bamboo bends under the force of wind and rain, and the people in the foreground mimic this downward motion in order to shield their eyes from the water streaming upon them in torrents. Masterfully depicted, the viewer can almost feel the bullets of rain, and sense of sympathy for these unfortunate travelers.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.130

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.131/1948_1.131.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Ishibe, Megawa Village

Andô Hiroshige

The snow scene of a village. Several groups of tavellers are walking toward a house located on the side of the road. Two figures carrying heavy stuff are walking away along the path.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.131

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.133/1948_1.133.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tate-e Edition): #11 Hakone, Crossing the Pass at Night

Andô Hiroshige

Several travelers are walking up along the mountain path. Some carry heavy goods, and some hold touches. There are trees on the edge of the road. A river flows below cut a steep-sided canyon between the two mountains. The title is written in the red box on the right side of the print, and there is also a yellow box next to it and a red box on the lower left side.

1797-1858

19th century

1855

1948/1.133

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.134/1948_1.134.JPG

Eight Views of Ômi: #1 Evening Snow on Mount Hira

Andô Hiroshige

The snowy mass of Mount Hira rises behind a snow-covered village and clumps of bamboo by an inlet of Lake Biwa. The attendant poem in the upper left corner reads:

He who would see the beauty of the evening on the peaks of

Hira must behold it after the snows have fallen and before the

flowers are fully blown.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1834

1948/1.134

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.135/1948_1.135.JPG

Eight Views of Ômi: #2 Night Rain at Karasaki

Andô Hiroshige

Vertical lines stream downward across the print indicate torrents of rain. The dark color pallette and black strip across the top indicate that the image is set at night. A giant tree on an island looms over the image, surrounded by water. A poem in the upper left corner reads:

"Elsewhere will they talk of the music of the evening breeze

that has made the pine of Karasaki famous; the voice of the

wind is not heard through the sound of the rain in the night."

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1834

1948/1.135

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.127/1948_1.127.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Kakegawa, Distant View of Mount Akiba

Andô Hiroshige

A bridge forms a diagonal on the print. Three travellers are passing the bridge, while two monks are walking down toward them. Landscape of water and mountains is shown in the background.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.127

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.129/1948_1.129.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Yoshida, Toyokawa Bridge

Andô Hiroshige

Several workers are building a castle by the waterscape. Across the water is a bridge that leads to a village in the distance.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1948/1.129

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.140/1948_1.140.JPG

FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: Tôto Meisho Series: White Rain on Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi no shirazame)

Andô Hiroshige

Vertical lines stream downward across the print indicate torrents of rain. Several travelers with umbrallas and straw hats are walking across the bridge over the river. A village alongside the river and mountains are shown in the background.

1797-1858

20th century?

circa 1920 - circa 1940

1948/1.140

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-1998-sl-2.30/1998_2.30.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Gyôsho Edition): #15 Yoshiwara

Andô Hiroshige

On the right hand side of the print, two figures are standing in front of a market shop, talking to the store owner. In the distance is another figure walking along the path, and beyond him is what appears to be another market stall with other figures. Writing in the upper left corner. Title in the upper right corner in a red box.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1841-1842

1998/2.30

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.394/2008_2_394.JPG

The Thirty-Six Views of the Eastern Capital: Imado Bridge and Matsuchi Hill

Andô Hiroshige

A snow scene of a village with falling snowflakes in the sky. The roofs of houses, the trees, the bridge, the boat decks, and the island in the center of the lake are all covered by snow.

Trimmed just outside print frame. Colors: black, blue, green, red, pink-orange. Paper size: lh 34 3/5cm & rh 34 1/2cm x tw 23 9/10cm & bw 24 1/5cm. Image size: lh 33 9/10cm & rh 34cm x tw 22 4/5cm & bw 22 3/5cm.

1797-1858

1862

2008/2.394

color woodcut on beige laid paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.194/2008_2_194.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Edition) #16 Kambara, Night Snow

Andô Hiroshige

1797-1858

1831-1834

2008/2.194

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.195/2008_2_195.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Edition) #46 Shono, A Sudden Summer Shower

Andô Hiroshige

Skewed lines stream downward across the print indicate torrents of rain. The trees near the pathway are blown over by the strong storm. Several travelers with hats and parasols are struggling to walk up along the path under the extreme weather.

1797-1858

1831-1834

2008/2.195

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.314/2008_2_314.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #3 Kawasaki

Andô Hiroshige

A group of figures with parasols and hats wait on shore for two approaching boats filled with passengers. Trees and a village are seen on the opposite shore. Writing in the upper left corner. Title in red box in upper right corner.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.314

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.315/2008_2_315.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #32 Arai

Andô Hiroshige

Three sailboats with dramatic bowed square sails dominate the print. There are more sailing on the water in the distance. The sky appears to be red on the edge of the horizon of the sea, suggesting the time as either at dawn or at dusk. Writing in the upper left and right corners. Title in red box in upper right corner.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.315

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.316/2008_2_316.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #34 Futagawa

Andô Hiroshige

Group of people carrying parcels and leading horses in front of a shop. Other travelers can be seen crossing in the distance. There is a tall tree by the store, and across the water is a smal hill with trees on it. The skyline is edged in pink, suggesting dawn or dusk. Writing in upper right and left corners. Title in red box in upper right corner.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.316

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.317/2008_2_317.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Jimbutsu Edition): #15 Yoshiwara

Andô Hiroshige

Fishermen in boats in shallow water with mountain n the distance. Writing in the upper left corner. Flock of birds in the distance in front of the mountain.

1797-1858

1852

2008/2.317

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.318/2008_2_318.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #27 Kakegawa

Andô Hiroshige

Figures surrounded by large pines and a monumental gate that seems to be entrance of a shrine. There is a statue standing on the side of the gate. The red glow on the edge of the hills in the distance suggest the time as at dawn or at dusk. Writing in upper left and right corners, title in red box in upper right corner.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.318

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.319/2008_2_319.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #13 Numazu

Andô Hiroshige

Small group of figures with a palanquin and horse along with shops and a rounded hill in the distance.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.319

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.320/2008_2_320.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kyoka Edition): #8 Hiratsuka

Andô Hiroshige

Two Barges on Open Water in front of a Peninsula, with mountains in the distance.

1797-1858

late 1830s

2008/2.320

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.321/2008_2_321.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #17 Yui

Andô Hiroshige

A view of a cliff and four shops on the right and a marine view with sailboats on the left. There is red glow along the ede of the horizon. Writing in various places along the top edge of the print. Title in red box in upper right corner.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.321

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.322/2008_2_322.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #1 Nihonbashi

Andô Hiroshige

"Nihonbashi" - A view of pedestrian traffic crossing a bridge in Edo.

1797-1858

circa 1850

2008/2.322

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kyoka Edition): #30 Hamamatsu

Andô Hiroshige

A procession on horseback travels through the village of Homatsu with castles in the background. Red tones in the sky indicate a setting sun, and a distant mountain is visible. It is accompanied by text.

1797-1858

late 1830s

2008/2.323

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.324/2008_2_324.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kyoka Edition): #7 Fujisawa

Andô Hiroshige

A view of a village by the water, with many shops and travellers in the street. On the right foreground there is an arched bridge with figures crossing. A gate that looks like the entrance of a shrine appears by the end of the bridge.

1797-1858

late 1830s

2008/2.324

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.325/2008_2_325.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kyoka Edition): #9 Oiso

Andô Hiroshige

A village of black and gray houses in front of a row of pines by the water. Several sailboats appear in the distance in front of the mountains.

1797-1858

late 1830s

2008/2.325

woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.326/2008_2_326.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Kichizo Edition): #54 Otsu

Andô Hiroshige

A view of bearers and attendants and four sailboats moored at a stone pier. A small lighthouse is located near the pier, and in the distance is a mountain range. The sky is tinged red, and writing is located in the upper right corner and lower left side. Title in red box in upper right corner.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1850

2008/2.326

color woodblock print on paper

rank 2.74302

Japanese