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Ando Hiroshige (aka Hiroshige), Japanese, (1797–1858)
The Sixty-nine Stations on the Kiso Road: 57, Akasaka, c. 1836-1843
Ink on Paper
8 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (22.54 cm x 34.93 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo (Japan, 1615-1868)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Stanley Johnson
Accession Number: 2000.1.54

Alternate Title: Kisokaido rokujukyu-tsugi no uchi: Akasaka

Possibly a later edition print.

Signed Hiroshige ga; hiroshige seal; publisher's seal (Kinjudo).

Colored ink on paper; woodblock print; oban yoko-e.

Object Description
Ninteenth century Japanese color woodblock print depicting two travellers, a man and a woman, crossing a bridge over a shallow stream in opposite directions. Three other figures in straw hats are pictured at the far side of the bridge where a village lies surrounded by bare trees.

Kinjudo (Iseya Rihei).

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