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The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Utagawa Hiroshige (Andō Tokutarō, Ando Hiroshige – Japan, 1797-1858) 1832-1834 55 color woodblock prints

Utagawa #Hiroshige, also known as Andō Hiroshige, is one of the best known of all #Japanese #woodblock print designers. Particularly renowned for his #landscape prints, which are among the most frequently reproduced of all Japanese works of #art, he...

Utagawa Hiroshige was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, and one of the last great artists in that tradition. He was also referred to as Andō Hiroshige and by the art name of Ichiyūsai Hiroshige.

Rhythm exists in all aspects of nature – from tiny details to broad landscapes and into deep space. At the heart of rhythm are things that repeat and vary. Ando Hiroshige’s landscape depicts the contour of a green shoreline in the center that repeats the yellow contour above it, the curving shadow at the bottom, and the curvature of the mountain near the top – all combined creating a unifying rhythm with a pulse.

Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). Takinogawa, Oji, No. 88 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 4th month of 1856. Woodblock print, Sheet: 14 3/16 x 9 1/4 in. (36 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Anna Ferris, 30.1478.88 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 30.1478.88_PS1.jpg)