Ando Hiroshige is considered one of the two leading Japanese landscape painters of the nineteenth century and became one of the foremost representatives of the Ukiyo-e movement.
This original handmade Japanese woodblock print features Kasumigaseki a district in Chiyoda Ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is the location of most of Japan's cabinet ministry offices. It comes from the series of "100 Famous Views of Edo" 1857.
The Edo period or Tokugawa is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japan was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyo. The period was characterized by economic growth, strict social order, isolationist foreign policies, a stable population, "no more wars", and popular enjoyment of arts and culture.
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU825820911562
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 21.25" Width: 16.5" Depth: 1.5"
MATERIAL: Wood, Paper
CREATOR: Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando Hiroshige) (Artist)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Japan