Hiroshige: Japanese Views, Note Card Portfolio

About the Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist and the undisputed master of the colored woodblock print. The prolific artist is known for his many landscape series, such as Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tōkaidō, and One Hundred Famous Views of Edo. His compositions had a marked influence on the impressionist painters of the 19th century.

Hiroshige: Japanese Views, Note Card Portfolio

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This lovely portfolio of note cards showcases four Japanese woodcut images by the great Utagawa Hiroshige. The original works were gifts from James A. Michener to the Honolulu Academy of Art. It's hard to choose a favorite among these views: Koshigaya in Musashi Province and The Otsuki Plain in Kai Province from Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (1858), and Grounds of the Kameido Tenjin Shrine and Massaki Viewed from Suijin Woods on the East Bank of the Sumida River from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (1856).

  • 12 cards with 12 envelopes, 3 each of 4 images
  • 4.375 x 5.75 inches

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