Print Ukiyo-e Hiroshige, The Fifty-three Stations of Tōkaidō, 43rd station: Yokkaichi-juku

20th century
Asian Arts

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Japanese print by Hiroshige, The Fifty-three Stations of Tōkaidō, here represented the now famous 43rd station 'Yokkaichi-juku', relating the race of this poor Japanese running towards his hat. Framed and under glass. Despite our efforts to find publishers in specialized books, the publisher remains a mystery, certainly at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, Japan.

Dimensions (yoko-e orientation):

Height including frame: 21 cm
Frame length included: 29 cm

On the fifty-three stations of Tōkaidō:
This is a series created by Hiroshige after his first trip along the Tōkaidō road in 1832. This road, linking the capital Edo to the imperial capital, Kyoto, was the main axis of Japan at the time. The Tōkaidō is Hiroshige's best-known and also the best-selling work in ukyo-e history. Coming just after the series of 36 views of Mount Fuji by Hokusai, it devotes this new major theme of ukiyo-e that is now the landscape print (fūkei-ga), with in particular the representation of famous places (meisho). Hiroshige's prints will be greatly appreciated, not only in Japan, but later in the West.


Style Asian Arts
Century 20th century
Length (cm) 29
Height (cm) 21,5
Materials Paper
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 75018, Paris, France

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