Hiroshige, Utagawa, (1797-1858 )

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Hiroshige, Utagawa, (1797-1858 )

Hiroshige was the son of a fire warden. He started his career as a woodblock engraver. Hiroshige’s fame is based his landscape designs. His 30 prints of the Tokaido, a highway system in ancient Japan connecting Edo and Kyoto, are among his most well known. His compositions were influenced by Western art. His prints had a great impact on French impressionism.

AKA Ando Hiroshige

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