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In this Japanese name, the family name is Utagawa.
Portrait à la mémoire d'Hiroshige par Kunisada
Portrait of Hiroshige by artist Utagawa Kunisada

Utagawa Hiroshige (歌川広重, 1797–October 12, 1858), also called Hiroshige, was a Japanese artist. He was a master of the ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting.

List of print series

  • Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tōto Meisho jukkei), 1831
  • 36 Views of Mount Fuji (Fuji Sanjū-Rokkei), 1832
  • 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō (Tōkaidō Gojūsantsugi), 1832-1834
  • Famous Scenes of Our Country (Honcho meisho), 1832-1837
  • Famous Scenes of Kyoto (Kyōto meisho), 1834-1835
  • Famous Scenes of Osaka (Ōsaka meisho), 1834-1835
  • Eight Views of Omi (Ōmi hakkei), 1834-1835
  • 69 Stations of the Kisokaidō (Kisokaidō Rokujūkyūtsugi no uchi), 1835-1842
  • 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō, Kyōka version (Kyōka Tōkaidō), 1839-1840
  • 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō, Gyōsho version (Gyōsho Tōkaidō), 1841-1842
  • 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō, Reisho version (Reisho Tōkaidō), 1848-1852
  • 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō, Jinbutsu version (Jinbutsu Tōkaidō, 1848-1852).
  • Famous Scenes of Edo (Edo meisho, 1853).
  • Famous Scenes of the 60 Provincess (Rokujū yoshū meisho zue), 1853-1858
  • Famous Scenes of the 53 estaciones (Gojūsantsugi meisho zue, 1855).
  • 100 Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei), 1856-1858
  • 36 Views of Mount Fuji (Fuji Sanjū-Rokkei), 1858-1859


Ukiyo-e from Kachō-ga : Pictures of Flowers and Birds:

Some Ukiyo-e from 53 Statuibs if the Tōkaidō

Some Ukiyo-e from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

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