Hiroshige Ando (Utagawa)

Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) was a prominent painter and printmaker of the late Edo period who specialized in landscapes. A contemporary of Hokusai, Hiroshige is best known for his print collection "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road". Hiroshige Ando often signed his work as Hiroshige Utagawa, taking the name from his teacher, Utagawa Toyohiro (sorry, no link).

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  • See Hiroshige's portraits of magnificent Lake Biwa. This link features photographs matching the subjects his prints to their modern counterparts.

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