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Hiroshige Utagawa the 1st generation

Kansei 9th (1797) born, Ansei 5th (1858) died
Disciple of Toyohiro Utagawa. He was also named Ichiryusai or Ichiyusai. Originally, he tried to join Toyokuni’s school, but refused a full amount, and joined to Toyohiro’s.
After the death of Toyohiro, he mainly drawn landscape paintings.

Around Tenpo 4th, he issued the "Tokaido Gojyu-san-tsugi-no-uchi" drawing the landscape of Tokaido, established fame as a great landscape painter.
The landscape painting of Hiroshige got a reputation, "It seems as if we are visiting the place".

Besides, "famous 100 landmarks of Edo", "Kyoto sightseeings" series are also famous.
Hiroshige's work is also known for its vividness, along with bold composition, also called Hiroshige Blue. Although it used imported perorin indigo, it also affected Western Impressionist paintings and the like.

Hand made Echizen Washi Wide Edition Postcard (Single)15
¥300

Hand made Echizen Washi Wide Edition Postcard (Single)15

Cool Art Tokyo

It is a wide version post card of the Kabuki-e, Edo-e and Meiji period Ukiyo-e of the Asai collection. We made ultra-high definition printing on ha...

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¥300
A map of Kasumigaseki, a famous place in Toto
¥200,000

A map of Kasumigaseki, a famous place in Toto

初代歌川広重

There are various theories about the origin of the place name "Kasumigaseki", and there is a legend that It was established by Nippon Takeson in pr...

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¥200,000